vanga

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

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vanga ‎(plural vangas)

  1. Any of several passerine birds, of the family Vangidae, from Madagascar

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin vanga, of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse vangsni "ploughshare".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vanga f ‎(plural vanghe)

  1. spade

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vanga

  1. third-person singular present indicative of vangare
  2. second-person singular imperative of vangare

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse vangsni "ploughshare".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vanga f ‎(genitive vangae); first declension

  1. a spade with a crossbar for applying the foot

Usage notes[edit]

The meaning of this word is uncertain. Some authorities translate it as mattock.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vanga vangae
genitive vangae vangārum
dative vangae vangīs
accusative vangam vangās
ablative vangā vangīs
vocative vanga vangae

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