canga

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See also: Çanga and c'aŋa

Asturian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkanɡa/, [ˈkãŋ.ɡa]

Noun[edit]

canga f (plural cangues)

  1. canyon

Galician[edit]

A Galician xugo or canga

Etymology[edit]

From Gaulish *cambica "bent log", derivative of cambos (twisted, crooked),[1] from Proto-Celtic *kambos, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kh₂emb- (to bend, curve). Compare Occitan chambijo (plough beam).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

canga f (plural cangas)

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

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • canga” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • canga” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • canga” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • canga” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1983–1991), “canga”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gaulish *cambica "bent log", derivative of cambos (twisted, crooked),[1] from Proto-Celtic *kambos, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kh₂emb- (to bend, curve). Compare Occitan chambijo (plough beam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

canga f (plural cangas)

  1. carrying pole, milkmaid's yoke
  2. yoke
    Synonym: jugo
  3. (Brazil) pareo

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1983–1991), “canga”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos