cadela

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Galician[edit]

Cadela de frade

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cadela, from Latin catella (female pup, young bitch).

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Noun[edit]

cadela f (plural cadelas)

  1. female dog
  2. (derogatory) bitch
  3. (informal) coin
    Synonym: peso
  4. (informal, in the plural) money
  5. (insects) earwig
    Synonym: cadela de frade
  6. one of several species of clams

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

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cadela

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cadela, from Latin catella (female pup, young bitch). Compare Galician cadela, Romanian cățea and Aromanian cãtsauã.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cadela f (plural cadelas)

  1. a female dog
  2. a promiscuous woman; bitch

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