viga

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish viga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

viga ‎(plural vigas)

  1. a roughly made rafter or roof timber, especially in a Latin American village
    • 1992: The vigas were partly down and hunters or herdsmen had built fires in the floor. — Cormac McCarthy, All The Pretty Horses

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

viga f ‎(plural vigues)

  1. beam

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

viga

  1. third-person singular present subjunctive of vigere

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: vi‧ga

Noun[edit]

viga f (plural vigas)

  1. beam (large piece of timber or iron)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain; probably from Latin bīga ‘tree-trunk’. Cognate with Portuguese viga, Catalan biga, Occitan biga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbiɡa/
  • Hyphenation: vi‧ga

Noun[edit]

viga f ‎(plural vigas)

  1. timber, beam, rafter

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

viga

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of vig

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish vīghia, from Old Norse vígja, from Proto-Germanic *wīhijaną.

Verb[edit]

viga ‎(present viger, preterite vigde, supine vigt, imperative vig)

  1. to marry; to unite in wedlock or matrimony
  2. to devote something for a specific purpose
    Han har vigt sitt liv åt att hjälpa andra.
    He has devoted his life to helping others.
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Etymology[edit]

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Related to Finnish vika.

Noun[edit]

viga

  1. flaw
  2. defect
  3. failure, malfunction
  4. damage
  5. mistake

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of viga
nominative sing. viga
genitive sing. vigan
partitive sing. vigad
partitive plur. vigoid
singular plural
nominative viga vigad
accusative vigan vigad
genitive vigan vigoiden
partitive vigad vigoid
essive-instructive vigan vigoin
translative vigaks vigoikš
inessive vigas vigoiš
elative vigaspäi vigoišpäi
illative  ? vigoihe
adessive vigal vigoil
ablative vigalpäi vigoilpäi
allative vigale vigoile
abessive vigata vigoita
comitative viganke vigoidenke
prolative vigadme vigoidme
approximative I viganno vigoidenno
approximative II vigannoks vigoidennoks
egressive vigannopäi vigoidennopäi
terminative I  ? vigoihesai
terminative II vigalesai vigoilesai
terminative III vigassai
additive I  ? vigoihepäi
additive II vigalepäi vigoilepäi

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

viga

  1. genitive singular of vig