artello

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *articlus, a syncopated form of articulus (digiti). Compare the learned and semi-learned doublets artículo and artigo. Cognate with Portuguese artelho, Spanish artejo, Catalan artell, French orteil.

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Noun[edit]

artello m (plural artellos)

  1. (anatomy) ankle
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 471:
      Et tomarõ dous [uasos] d'esmeraldas preçiosas, as mays fremosas que nũca õme ueu, cheas de bálsamos et de aloe, et metérõlle y os pees ata os artillos
      They took two vessel of precious emeralds, the most beautiful never seen, full with balsams and aloe, and they put his feet there inside, up to the ankles
    Synonyms: nocello, nortello, tornecelo
  2. (anatomy) knuckle
  3. (anatomy) joint
    Synonyms: articulación, xoga, xogo
  4. (anatomy) hock
    Synonyms: bésta, bestra

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References[edit]

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