algodón

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

algodón m (plural algodones)

  1. cotton (plant)
  2. cotton (fiber)

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese algodon, from Andalusian Arabic القطن(al-qúţun), variants of Arabic قُطْن(quṭn); see cotton for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

algodón m (plural algodóns)

  1. cotton
    • 1348, A. López Ferreiro (ed.), Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 306:
      It. mando a mia cama. en que eu jasco. que som quatro almadraques. dos quaes ssom dous de ffroxel et huun dalgodon et outro de borra et con seu cabeçal et con duas colchas
      Item, I bequeath my bed, the one where I lie, which is made of four mattresses, two of them of down, one of cotton, and one of wool, with its pillow and two quilts [...]
  2. cloth made of cotton

References[edit]

  • algodon” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • algodo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • algodón” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • algodón” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • algodón” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic القطن(al-qúţun), variants of Arabic قُطْن(quṭn); see cotton for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alɡoˈdon/, [alɣoˈðõn]
  • Hyphenation: al‧go‧dón

Noun[edit]

algodón m (plural algodones)

  1. cotton (plant)
  2. cotton (textile fiber)
  3. cotton wool

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