pedra

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin petra, from Ancient Greek πέτρα (petra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pedra f (plural pedres)

  1. stone

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin petra, from Ancient Greek πέτρα (petra).

Noun[edit]

pedra f (plural pedras)

  1. stone (as a material)
  2. stone, rock
  3. hailstone
  4. (medicine) deposit, calculus, stone
  5. (dentistry) tartar

Synonyms[edit]


Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin petra (stone, rock), from Ancient Greek πέτρα (petra, stone, rock), from Proto-Indo-European *per (to pass over, to lead).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pedra f

  1. rock, stone
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 294 (facsimile):
      Como hũa moller q̇ iogaua os dados en pulla lançou hũa pedra aa omagen de ſ[ant]a mari[a] por q̇ perdera ⁊ parou un angeo de pedra que y eſtava a mão ⁊ reçibiu o colpe.
      How a woman who was playing dice in Apulia threw a stone at the statue of Holy Mary because she had lost, and an angel of stone which was there reached out its hand and received the blow.

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

pedras

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pedra, from Latin petra (stone, rock), from Ancient Greek πέτρα (petra, stone, rock), from Proto-Indo-European *per (to pass over, to lead).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pedra f (plural pedras)

  1. stone (as a material)
  2. stone, rock
  3. hailstone
  4. (medicine) deposit, calculus, stone
  5. (dentistry) tartar

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Sardinian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pedra

  1. stone