camiño

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See also: camino and caminó

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

13th century. From Old Portuguese camỹo, caminno, from Vulgar Latin, Late Latin cammīnus; probably from Gaulish, although the earliest documentation of the word is from the 7th century, in Hispania.[1] From Proto-Celtic *kanxsman-, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keng- (to limp). Cognate with Welsh camm, Irish céim, Celtiberian [Term?] (kamanom).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camiño m (plural camiños)

  1. path, road.
  2. route, way.

References[edit]

  • camino” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • camiño” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • camiño” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • camiño” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • camiño” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. camino.
  2. ^ Julián Santano Moreno, "Celtibérico boustom, iberorromance busto, “pastizal, vacada” y bosta “boñiga”", Nouvelle Revue d’Onomastique, n° 56, 2014, p. 250, n 22.