ameixa

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Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese [Term?], from Vulgar Latin *damascina, from Latin damascēna (prūna) n pl (Damascene plums), with a loss of initial 'd'.[1]

Noun[edit]

ameixa f (plural ameixas)

  1. plum (fruit)
    Synonyms: abruño, cirola, fatón
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown. Akin to Portuguese amêijoa and Spanish almeja.[2]

Ameixas

Noun[edit]

ameixa f (plural ameixas)

  1. clam

References[edit]

  • ameixa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • ameyxe” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • ameixa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • ameixa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • ameixa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997) , “damasco”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos
  2. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997) , “almeja”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos

Portuguese[edit]

ameixas

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese [Term?], from Vulgar Latin *damascĭna-, for Latin damascēna (prūna) ("plums from Damascus"), whence English damson. Loss of initial d- probably due to metanalysis as the preposition de (dameixad'ameixade ameixa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ameixa f (plural ameixas)

  1. plum (fruit)

Related terms[edit]