Aunes

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Latin[edit]

Ons ("Aunes"), as seen from the mainland

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Latin Aunios, or a re-borrowing from the same substrate language.

Proper noun[edit]

Aunes ? (indeclinable)

  1. Ons Island, off the coast of Galicia, Spain
    • 899, Manuel Lucas Álvarez (ed.), La documentación del Tumbo A de la Catedral de Santiago de Compostela, pages 87-91:
      insulam Aunes cum ecclesia Sancti Martini; insulam Arauza cum ecclesia Sancti Iuliani ibi fundata; item insulam Saluare
      Ons island with the church of Saint Martin; Arousa island with the church of Saint Julian there founded; item Sálvora island
    • 911, Manuel Lucas Álvarez (ed.), La documentación del Tumbo A de la Catedral de Santiago de Compostela, pages 94-96:
      insulas que sunt infra mare, quas pater noster domnus Adefonsus rex per testamentum concessit Sancto Loco uestro, id est: Aones, Framio, Saluare, Arauza, Sias et Tanao
      islands which are before the sea, which our father, king Adefons, give your Holy Place by means of a testament, that is: Ons, [Framio], Sálvora, Arousa, Cíes and Tambo

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: Ons

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  • Curchin, Leonard A. (2008). "The toponyms of the Roman Galicia: New Study", Cuadernos de Estudios Gallegos, LV (121), pages 109-136.
  • López Ferreiro, Antonio (1898). Historia de la Santa a.m. iglesia de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago : Impr. del Seminario conciliar central, pages 195, a46.