zanca

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin zancha (a kind of shoe), from Persian ظانگا (ẓāngā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡zan.ka/, [ˈd̪͡z̪äŋkä]
  • Rhymes: -aŋka
  • Stress: zànca
  • Hyphenation: zan‧ca

Noun[edit]

zanca f (plural zanche) (obsolete, regional)

  1. leg
  2. (in the plural) stilts

Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

zanca f (genitive zancae); first declension

  1. Alternative spelling of zancha (kind of soft Parthian shoe)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative zanca zancae
genitive zancae zancārum
dative zancae zancīs
accusative zancam zancās
ablative zancā zancīs
vocative zanca zancae

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “zanca”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Spanish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

zanca m (plural zancas)

  1. leg of a bird
  2. (colloquial) long, thin leg of a human

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