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Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also gambá

Contents

English

Noun

Singular
gamba

Plural
gambas

gamba (plural gambas)

  1. Shortened name for the string instrument viola da gamba.
  2. A rank of organ pipes, so-called for a supposed resemblance of the sound to that of a viola da gamba.

Dutch

Noun

gamba (plural gambas, diminutive gambaatje, diminutive plural gambaatjes)

  1. The string instrument viola da gamba.

Synonyms

  • knieviool

Derived terms


Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈɡamba]

Etymology

From Late Latin gamba (hoof), from Greek καμπή "bend".

Noun

gamba f. (plural gambe)

  1. leg (from knee to ankle)
  2. leg (of furniture)
  3. stroke (of a letter)

Derived terms

Related terms

See also


Spanish

Etymology

From Italian gamba

Noun

gamba f. (plural gambas)

Singular
gamba f.

Plural
gambas f.

  1. (Argentina) leg
  2. (Spain) shrimp

Synonyms


Swahili

Noun

gamba

  1. bark

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