avoengo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From avó (grandparent) +‎ -engo (-ing). Compare Portuguese avoengo, Spanish abolengo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avoengo m (plural avoengos)

  1. hereditary property; a property that has been inherited

Adjective[edit]

avoengo m (feminine singular avoenga, masculine plural avoengos, feminine plural avoengas)

  1. hereditary; related to or belonging to the ancestors

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • avoengo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • avoengo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

avoengo m (plural avoengos, feminine avoenga, feminine plural avoengas)

  1. forefather; forebear; ancestor

Adjective[edit]

avoengo m (feminine singular avoenga, masculine plural avoengos, feminine plural avoengas, comparable)

  1. relating to one’s forefathers