canga

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See also: Çanga and c'aŋa

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

canga f (plural cangues)

  1. canyon

Galician[edit]

A Galician xugo or canga
A Galician xugo or canga

Etymology[edit]

From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia *cambica, from Proto-Celtic *kambos (twisted, crooked).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaŋɡa̝/, (western) /ˈkaŋka̝/

Noun[edit]

canga f (plural cangas)

  1. yoke (frame for joining oxen by the neck)
    Synonyms: xugo
  2. part of the yoke that surrounds the neck of the ox
  3. any similar gorget or collar used to impede de access of animals to gardens or orchards
  4. twig of a bunch of grapes

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References[edit]

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



Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

canga f (plural cangas)

  1. yoke (bar place over the shoulders for a person to carry a pair of heavy objects)
  2. yoke (frame for joining oxen by the neck)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (frame for joining oxen): jugo