zica

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See also: zicá and žica

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: zi‧ca

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortening of ziquizira, ziguizira, dialectal words of uncertain origin.

Noun[edit]

zica f (plural zicas)

  1. (Brazil) bad luck
  2. (Brazil) problem
Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

zica

  1. (Brazil) cool
    Synonym: da hora

Verb[edit]

zica

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of zicar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of zicar

Etymology 2[edit]

From Zika, forest in Africa from where the Zika disease originally spread.

Noun[edit]

zica f (uncountable)

  1. (Brazil) Zika disease

Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

zica f (plural zicas)

  1. (São Paulo, Santa Catarina) bicycle
    Synonyms: bicicleta, (Brazil, slang) magrela, bike