Brandián

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From local Late Latin villa Brandilani, from an improper genitive form of the personal name Brandila,[1] from a Suevic and Gothic personal name, from Proto-Germanic *Brandilô,[2] from *brandaz (flame; sword) and the diminutive personal suffix *-ilan-.[3]

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Brandián m

  1. A village in Presedo, Abegondo, A Coruña, Galicia.
  2. A village in Somede, As Pontes de García Rodríguez, A Coruña, Galicia.
  3. A village in Vilaúxe, Chantada, Lugo, Galicia.
  4. A village in Campo, Taboada, Lugo, Galicia.
  5. A village in Robra, Outeiro de Rei, Lugo, Galicia.

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References[edit]

  • Brandián” in Xavier Gómez Guinovart & Miguel Solla, Aquén. Vigo: Universidade de Vigo, 2007-2017.
  • Brandi” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  1. ^ "Brandila", in Gallaeciae Monumenta Historica.
  2. ^ Cf. Piel, Joseph M.; Kremer, Dieter (1976) Hispano-gotisches Namenbuch, Heidelberg: Carl Winter - Universitätsverlag, →ISBN, p. '.
  3. ^ Ringe, Don (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 293