broa

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese broa, of Germanic origin.

Noun[edit]

broa (plural broas)

  1. a type of cornbread made in Portugal, Galicia and Brazil with wheat, rye and yeast

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Obscure. From Old Portuguese (Galician-Portuguese) borõa, and cognate of Portuguese broa and Asturian borona, from a a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia. Not directly from Germanic *braudą (bread) or Celtic *barginā- (bread), but perhaps derived from Proto-Indo-European *bʰars- (spike, prickle) (compare Welsh bara (bread), Latin far (spelt), Serbo-Croatian бра̏шно/brȁšno ‘flour’, Albanian bar (grass), Ancient Greek Φήρον (Phḗron, plant deity)).[1]

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Noun[edit]

broa m (plural broas)

  1. black bread: bread made of rye, millet and maize.

References[edit]

  • "borõa" in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • broa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • broa” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • broa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. borona.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

broa m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of bro

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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broas

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese borõa, of uncertain origin; see that entry for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broa f (plural broas)

  1. broa (type of cornbread made in Portugal, Galicia and Brazil)

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:broa.

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