Faca etymology


Portuguese word faca comes from Proto-Indo-European *dʰelk-, Italian falcem, Romanian falcem, Aromanian falcem

Etymology of faca

Detailed word origin of faca

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*dʰelk- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
falcem Italian (it)
falcem Romanian (ron)
falcem Aromanian (rup)
*dhalk- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
falcis Latin (lat)
fouce Galician (glg) A strong sickle usually provided with a large handle. Scythe.
faca Portuguese (pt) Knife.