carreta

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From or related to carro.

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Noun[edit]

carreta f (plural carretes)

  1. cart, dray

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese carreta (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from carro (cart) +‎ -eta.

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Noun[edit]

carreta f (plural carretas)

  1. wheelbarrow
    Synonyms: carretilla, cozo
  2. (dated, historical) wagon
    • 1390, Jose Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Os Miragres de Santiago. Versión gallega del Códice latino del siglo XII atribuido al papa Calisto I. Madrid: C.S.I.C., page 117:
      Et rrei Calrros entẽdeo, et com̃o estaua armado de moi boa loriga et de moy boo elmo et cõ moy boa espada et cõplido de grraça de Deus, que era cõ el, entrou ontre as azes dos mouros dando moy grãdes feridas a destro et seestro, matãdo moytos deles ata que chegou onde estaua a carreta, et dou cõ a espada ẽna aste en que estaua o pendon et cortoo
      King Charlemagne noticed, and since he was well armed with an excellent chain mail and a very good helm and a very good sword and full with the Grace of God, which was with him, he entered among the lines of the Moors giving large wounds left and right, killing many of them till he arrived where the wagon was, and he hit with the sword the pole where the pennon was and cut it down

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References[edit]

  • carreta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • carreta” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • carreta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • carreta” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • carreta” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From carro +‎ -eta.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

carreta f (plural carretas)

  1. cart (small, open, wheeled vehicle)
    Synonym: carroça
  2. semi-trailer (trailer pulled by a truck)
  3. (metonymical) big rig; eighteen-wheeler

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Descendants[edit]

  • Hunsrik: Karett
  • Malay: kereta
  • Tetum: karreta, kareta

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From carro (chariot; wagon) +‎ -eta, or a borrowing from Catalan carreta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈreta/, [kaˈre.t̪a]

Noun[edit]

carreta f (plural carretas)

  1. cart, dray

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