cambota

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Galician[edit]

Cambota ("hood") over the hearth in a exposition of a traditional Galician kitchen

Etymology[edit]

From camba +‎ -ota.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cambota f (plural cambotas)

  1. main beam of the fireplaces's hood
  2. extractor hood; hood of a fireplace
  3. angled beam used in the construction of the roof of the hórreo.

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

cambota f (plural cambotas)

  1. (of a vehicle) crankshaft (a rotating shaft that drives a crank)

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