arroio

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia and documented by Pliny as arrugia. Cognate with Portuguese arroio and Spanish arroyo.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

arroio m (plural arroios)

  1. brook, stream
    • c1300, R. Martínez López (ed.), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV. Oviedo: Publicacións de Archivum, page 262:
      diz Preçiam ẽno começo do seu Libro mayor queos gregos som fontes dos saberes et os latinos arroyos que manã daquelas fontes
      Precianus says at the beginning of his main book that the Greeks are the source of all knowledges and the Romans the stream that flow from that springs
    Synonyms: regato, rego, regueiro

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • arroyo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • arroyo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • arroio” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • arroio” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • arroio” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

arroio m (plural arroios)

  1. a brook, stream

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