zernillón

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Aragonese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • cernillón (Academia de l’ Aragonés spelling)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /θeɾ.ni.ˈʎon/
  • (Benasquese) IPA(key): /seɾ.ni.ˈʎon/

Noun[edit]

zernillón m (plural zernillons)

  1. the ridge of a roof
    • 2009, José María Satué Sanromán, Zien semanas de carasol aragonés, volume 4, Edacar, page 8:
      En que se remataba o tellau, yera costumbre fincar un foricón con un trapo y un ramo de buxo en a punta d’o zernillón, pa dar notorio a ras chens d’ixa nueva.
      While the roof was being finished, it was a custom to stick a large stick with a cloth and a branch of boxwood in the corner of the roof ridge, to communicate this news to the people.