adubo

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From adubar, from Old French adouber (to equip; to adorn), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *dub- (to fit). Cognate with Portuguese adubo and Spanish adobo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

adubo m (plural adubos)

  1. (archaic) ornament, adornment
  2. (archaic) preparation
  3. seasoning (including fat); marinade
    • c1300, R. Martínez López (ed.), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV. Oviedo: Publicacións de Archivum, page 96:
      et buscarom os adobes das carnes et dos pescados que comyam, et fazer mãjares de moytas maneyras et de moytos sabores
      and they searched for the seasonings of the meats and fishes that they ate, and for preparing dishes in many ways and of many tastes
    • 1805, anonymous, Representación dos veciños da Pontedeva (in Ramón Mariño Paz, 2008, Papés d'emprenta condenada. A escrita galega entre 1797 e 1846, page 21-23):
      non pode querer ó noso Rey que lle paguemos un carto polo neto do viño, que non podemos vender á ochavo. Os probes non comemos mais ca un pouco de pan, ou bróa ruin, e unhas berzas sin adubo. Si nos quita a pinga do viño, ¿que forza emos ter para traballar as terras?
      our King can't pretend that we pay a quarter by each pint of wine [we consume], when we can't even sell it for half a quarter. We the poor people eat but a little of bread, or bad black bread, and some greens without seasoning. If He takes this little wine, what strength we'll have left for working the lands?
    Synonyms: aderezo, prebe
  4. fertilizer, manure
    Synonym: estrume

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From adubar, from French adouber

Noun[edit]

adubo m (plural adubos)

  1. fertilizer, manure, compost

Synonyms[edit]