aguia

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See also: águia and Águia

Galician[edit]

Aguia ("eagle")

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese aguia, from Latin aquila.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aguia f (plural aguias)

  1. eagle
    • c1295, R. Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 142:
      Et o conde foy logo ferir enos mouros muy de rigeo, assy com̃o a aguia famienta ena caça quando sse quer çeuar
      And the count stroke into the Moors very harshly, as the hungry eagle do to his prey when he wants to eat

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

aguia f (plural aguias)

  1. Obsolete spelling of águia