billa

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French[edit]

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billa

  1. third-person singular past historic of biller

Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Either from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia or from Old French bille (stick); ultimately from Proto-Celtic *belyo- (tree; trunk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

billa f (plural billas)

  1. spigot
    • 1810, José Fernández y Neira, Proezas de Galicia, Pontevedra: Bibliófilos Gallegos, page 6:
      e correndo vanchese á bodega, abrironche as pipas, e sacaronche cheos de viño os caldeiros e olas, deixando abertas as billas, de maneira que todo o viño se foi pola bodega
      they ran into the wine cellar and opened the barrels; they took away cauldrons and pots filled with wine, leaving the spigots open so that all the wine slipped away by the cellar
  2. faucet
  3. stick

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References[edit]

  • billa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • billa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • billa” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • billa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>



Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

billa f

  1. definite singular of bille

Pali[edit]

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Noun[edit]

billa m

  1. marmelos tree

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