barreira

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Barro (mud, clay) +‎ -eiro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barreira f (plural barreiras)

  1. slough (muddy area)
  2. clay pit (quarry where clay is extracted)
  3. cliff, drop, ravine
  4. (soccer) wall (line of players standing side-by-side to block a free kick)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Barra (bar) +‎ -eiro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barreira f (plural barreiras)

  1. barrier, barricade
  2. hurdle, fence, parapet

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  • barreira” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • barreira” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • barreira” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • barreira” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • barreira” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese barreira. By surface analysis, barra +‎ -eira.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
 
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /bɐˈʁɐj.ɾɐ/
    • (Central Portugal) IPA(key): /bɐˈʁej.ɾɐ/
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): /bɐˈʁe.ɾɐ/

  • Hyphenation: bar‧rei‧ra

Noun[edit]

barreira f (plural barreiras)

  1. barrier
  2. hurdle
  3. (soccer) wall (line of players standing side-by-side to block a free kick)