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From earlier *Frojães, from local Medieval Latin Frogianes,[1] from a genitive form of the personal name Froia,[2] from a Suevic and Gothic personal name, from Proto-Germanic *frawjô (lord).[3]


Proper noun[edit]

Forxás m

  1. A village in Ordes parish, Rairiz de Veiga, Ourense, Galicia.
  2. Forxás de Montes (a village in Corvillón parish, A Merca, Ourense, Galicia)
  3. Froxás de Eiras (a village in Proente parish, A Merca, Ourense, Galicia)

Related terms[edit]


  • Forxás” in Xavier Gómez Guinovart & Miguel Solla, Aquén. Vigo: Universidade de Vigo, 2007-2017.
  1. ^ "Frogianes", in Gallaeciae Monumenta Historica.
  2. ^ "Froya", in Gallaeciae Monumenta Historica.
  3. ^ Cf. Piel, Joseph M.; Kremer, Dieter (1976) Hispano-gotisches Namenbuch, Heidelberg: Carl Winter - Universitätsverlag, →ISBN .