batel

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to bati; from a derivative of Latin battuō, battuere, cf. Vulgar Latin *bataclum < *bat(t)uaculum. Compare French batail, Catalan batall, Italian battaglio. See also batecul.

Noun[edit]

batel m (plural batei)

  1. clapper (on a bell)

Synonyms[edit]

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese batel (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), borrowed from Old French batel, from Old English bat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

batel m (plural bateis)

  1. tender; rowboat
    • 1433, A. Rodríguez González & J. Armas Castro (eds.), Minutario notarial de Pontevedra (1433-1435). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 32:
      batel para entrar et seyr et para dar carga et tomar carga en porto estando, tenpo non perdendo
      [a] boat for entering and exiting and for taking and delivering the cargo whilst at the harbour, not losing time
    Synonyms: chalupa, esquife
  2. boat for crossing rivers
    Synonym: barca

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Old French batail. Doublet of badalo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

batel m (plural bateis)

  1. clapper (on a bell)
    Synonym: badalo

References[edit]

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

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

batel

  1. Alternative form of batayle

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French batel (boat).

Noun[edit]

batel m (plural bateaulx)

  1. boat (watercraft)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English bat +‎ -el

Noun[edit]

batel m (oblique plural bateaus or bateax or batiaus or batiax or batels, nominative singular bateaus or bateax or batiaus or batiax or batels, nominative plural batel)

  1. boat (watercraft)

Synonyms[edit]

  • nef (more common)

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese batel, from Old French batel (boat) (Modern French bateau).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -ɛl
  • Hyphenation: ba‧tel

Noun[edit]

batel m (plural batéis)

  1. (nautical) (small) boat

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French batel (boat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baˈtel/, [baˈt̪el]

Noun[edit]

batel m (plural bateles)

  1. rowboat for four rowers and a cox

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