aldea

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See also: aldeã

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish aldea and Portuguese aldeia.

Noun[edit]

aldea (plural aldeas) (India, historical)

  1. A village.
  2. A villa.

References[edit]

  • 1903, Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

aldea f (plural aldees)

  1. village

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

aldea

  1. absolutive singular of alde

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَلضَّيْعَة(aḍ-ḍayʿa, village). Compare Spanish aldea, Portuguese aldeia.

Noun[edit]

aldea f (plural aldees)

  1. village, mostly used in medieval chronicles when referring to locations outside Catalonia or of Moorish population.

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

An aldea in southern Galicia
An aldea in eastern Galicia

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested locally since the 13th century, but uncommon before the 14th. Old Galician and Old Portuguese aldea, aldeia, from Arabic اَلضَّيْعَة(aḍ-ḍayʿa, village). Compare Portuguese aldeia and Spanish aldea.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aldea f (plural aldeas)

  1. village, hamlet
    Synonyms: barrio, lugar, poubea

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • aldea” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • aldea” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • aldea” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • aldea” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • aldea” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَلضَّيْعَة(aḍ-ḍayʿa, village). Compare Portuguese aldeia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈdea/, [al̪ˈd̪e.a]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

aldea f (plural aldeas)

  1. village
    Synonym: villa

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]