acea

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See also: -acea and -ácea

Galician[edit]

A Galician acea or muíño ("water mill")
Acea ("tide mill")

Etymology[edit]

Attested from the 13th century (azea). From Arabic السَّانِيَة(as-sāniya, water scoop, water wheel), feminine singular active participle of سَنَا(sanā, to water, to shine, to draw water). Cognate with Portuguese azenha, Spanish aceña, Catalan sínia, Basque azenia.[1]

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Noun[edit]

acea f (plural aceas)

  1. tide mill
  2. water mill with a vertical water wheel
    Synonym: muíño

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Usage notes[edit]

If the water mill has an horizontal wheel or turbine, then it is a muíño.

References[edit]

  • azea” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • acea” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • acea” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • acea” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • "acea" in Lorenzo Fernández, Secundino, Dicionario fluvial.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. aceña.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *eccu illa, from Latin eccum + illa(m), feminine singular of ille.

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Determiner[edit]

acea

  1. feminine singular nominative of acel- that
  2. feminine singular accusative of acel

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