Cervantes

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Cervantes; see there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Cervantes

  1. Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616), an influential Spanish author.

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Cervantes, Galicia

Etymology[edit]

From the mountain river of the same name, from a substrate language, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to turn, to cut off) (compare Latin curvus).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cervantes m

  1. A municipality of Lugo, Galicia, Spain.
  2. A toponymical surname​.

References[edit]

  • Cervantes” in Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo / Xulio Sousa Fernández (dirs.): Cartografía dos apelidos de Galicia. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • Cervantes” in Xavier Gómez Guinovart & Miguel Solla, Aquén. Vigo: Universidade de Vigo, 2007-2017.
  1. ^ Cf. Moralejo, Juan José (2010) "Topónimos célticos en Galicia", in Palaeohispanica (10), page 107.

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Either from ciervo (stag) or from Old Spanish servanto, an evolution of Latin serviens.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /θerˈbantes/, [θerˈβãn̪t̪es]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /serˈbantes/, [serˈβãn̪t̪es]

Proper noun[edit]

Cervantes ?

  1. A surname​.
  2. Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616), an influential Spanish author.

Derived terms[edit]