chuvia

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Galician[edit]

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Noun[edit]

chuvia f (plural chuvias)

  1. rain

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Old Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pluvia (rain).

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Noun[edit]

chuvia f

  1. rain
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 143 (facsimile):
      Enton a uirgen as nuueſabrir / fez ⁊ delas tan g[ra]n chuuia ſayr / que quantos chorauã fezo ryr / ⁊ yr con grand alegria.
      Then the Virgin made the clouds open and such great rain to issue from them that it caused all who were weeping to laugh and go their way happily.

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