canivete

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French cnivet (little knife), from Proto-Germanic *knībaz (knife), from Proto-Indo-European *gneybʰ- (to pinch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

canivete m (plural canivetes)

  1. knife, penknife
    • 1438, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 172:
      e hus canibetes novos
      and some new knives

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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



Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From to Old French canivet (little knife), from Frankish *knif (knife), from Proto-Germanic *knībaz (knife), from *knīpanan 'to pinch', from Proto-Indo-European *gneibh. Compare French canif.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.ni.ˈvɛ.te/, /ˌkɐ.ni.ˈvɛ.te/

Noun[edit]

canivete m (plural canivetes)

  1. pocketknife, penknife

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