abella

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *apicla, from Latin apicula, diminutive of apīs, of uncertain origin.

Noun[edit]

abella f (plural abellas, diminutive abelleta)

  1. bee

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Vulgar Latin *apicla, from Latin apicula, diminutive of apīs, of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abella f (plural abelles)

  1. bee

Galician[edit]

Abella

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese abella (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin *apicla, from Latin apicula, diminutive of apīs, of uncertain origin. Cognate with Portuguese abelha and Spanish abeja.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abella f (plural abellas)

  1. bee

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • abella” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • abella” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • abella” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • abella” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • abella” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *apicla, from Latin apicula (small bee), diminutive of apis (bee), of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abella f (plural abellas)

  1. bee (flying insect)

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]