armiño

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See also: armino

Galician[edit]

Armiño ("stoat")

Etymology[edit]

Already attested in local Latin documents in the 12th century; in Galician since the 13th century. Either from Proto-Germanic *harmô (cf. Old High German harmo), or from Latin mūs armenius ("Armenian mouse").[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

armiño m (plural armiños)

  1. stoat, ermine
  2. the fur of this animal

Adjective[edit]

armiño m (feminine singular armiña, masculine plural armiños, feminine plural armiñas)

  1. made of ermine fur
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 417:
      Et era forrado en pẽna armjña
      And it was lined in ermine fur

References[edit]

  • arminho” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • armjñ” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • armin” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • armiño” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • armiño” 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). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. armiño.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

armiño m (plural armiños)

  1. ermine
  2. (heraldry) ermine

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