ameixa

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Fala[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese, from Vulgar Latin *damascina, from Latin damascēna (prūna) (Damascene plums).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ameixa f (plural ameixas)

  1. (Mañegu) plum (fruit)
    Synonyms: abruñu (Valverdeñu), agruñu (Lagarteiru, Mañegu), ciruela (Lagarteiru, Valverdeñu)

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References[edit]

  • Valeš, Miroslav (2021) Diccionariu de A Fala: lagarteiru, mañegu, valverdeñu (web)[1], 2nd edition, Minde, Portugal: CIDLeS, published 2022, →ISBN

Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese (independently attested in both corpora), from Vulgar Latin *damascina, from Latin damascēna (prūna) n pl (Damascene plums), with a loss of initial 'd'.[1] Cognate with English damson and damascene. Possibly indirectly influenced by Etymology 2.

Noun[edit]

ameixa f (plural ameixas)

  1. plum (fruit)
    Synonyms: abruño, cirola, fatón
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Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown. Akin to Portuguese amêijoa, Asturian amasuela 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 2006–2022.
  • ameyxe” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • 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. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1983–1991), “damasco”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos
  2. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1983–1991), “almeja”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos

Portuguese[edit]

ameixas

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician-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]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /aˈme(j).ʃɐ/ [aˈme(ɪ̯).ʃɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /aˈme(j).ʃa/ [aˈme(ɪ̯).ʃa]
 

  • Hyphenation: a‧mei‧xa

Noun[edit]

ameixa f (plural ameixas)

  1. plum (fruit)

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