boneca

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from a substrate language, from *bonnĭcca, perhaps from *bodinĭcca, from Proto-Celtic *bodinā (heap, bollard). Compare French borne.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boneca f (plural bonecas) m: boneco

  1. doll (a toy in the form of a human)
  2. ball of cloth for applying varnish, etc
  3. (archaic) wrist

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • moneca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • moneca” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • boneca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • moneca” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • boneca” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • boneca” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

boneca

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish muñeca (doll), from Old Spanish munneca.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boneca f (plural bonecas) m: boneco

  1. doll (a toy in the form of a human)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Malay: boneka