billardo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1418. From Old French billard (rod, staff), diminutive of Old French bille (log, tree trunk), probably ultimately from Proto-Celtic *belyos (tree), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- (blossom, flower).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

billardo m (plural billardos)

  1. a small faggot (bundle of sticks)
    • 1418, Ángel Rodríguez González (ed.), Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 94:
      Iten, billardos oyto a dineiro.
      Item, faggots [sticks?], a coin for each eight
    Synonym: feixe

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • billardo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • billard” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • billardo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • billardo” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • billardo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.



Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /biˈʎardo/, [biˈʎarðo]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /biˈɟ͡ʝardo/, [biˈʝarðo]

Noun[edit]

billardo m (plural billardos)

  1. billiard