canela

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1300. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Latin cannella, diminutive of canna (reed, cane). Cognate with Portuguese canela and Spanish canilla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

canela m (plural canelas)

  1. cane or pipe
    • c1300, R. Martínez López (ed.), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV, page 254:
      Et aquel jnstrumẽto cõ que tangia Mercurio era nouo, et avia em el sete canelas
      That instrument Mercury was playing with was new, and it has seven pipes in it
  2. shin
  3. shinbone
  4. leg (of a sock)
  5. cinnamon

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin canella, diminutive of canna (reed, cane), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

canela f (plural canelas)

  1. cinnamon (spice)
  2. shin

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Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin canella, diminutive of canna (reed, cane), from Ancient Greek κάννα (kánna, reed), from Akkadian 𒄀 (qanû, reed), from Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 (gi.na).

Adjective[edit]

canela f

  1. feminine singular of canelo

Noun[edit]

canela f (plural canelas)

  1. cinnamon

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]