birta

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See also: Birta and bírta

Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Deverbal from britar (to crush, to break).

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Noun[edit]

birta f (plural birtas)

  1. ditch opened in a field or meadow (for evenly distributing water)
    Synonym: talla
  2. path in the snow
  3. a plot of land, usually enclosed and occupied by trees and bushes
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References[edit]

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

Icelandic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

birta f (genitive singular birtu, no plural)

  1. light, brightness

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Verb[edit]

birta (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative birti, supine birt)

  1. (with accusative) to show, to reveal
  2. (with accusative) to publish
  3. (impersonal) to become bright, to dawn
    Það birtir.
    Day is dawning.
    Við leggjum af stað þegar daginn birtir.
    We go at dawn.
    Það birtir af degi. (gervifrumlag)
    The day becomes brighter. (dummy subject)
  4. (in the mediopassive) to appear

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