castaña

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See also: castana, Castana, and castană

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin castanea.

Noun[edit]

castaña f (plural castañes)

  1. chestnut (nut of the chestnut tree)

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Galician[edit]

Castañas ("chestnuts")

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese castanna, from Latin castanea, from Ancient Greek καστάνεια (kastáneia).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

castaña f (plural castañas)

  1. chestnut
    • 1418, Manuel Lucas Álvarez & Pedro Lucas Domínguez (eds.), El priorato benedictino de San Vicenzo de Pombeiro y su colección diplomática en la Edad Media. Sada / A Coruña: Ediciós do Castro, page 148:
      seys teegas de castanas secas et linpas et escolleytas dos cascõõs et do podre
      six measures of dry and clean chesnuts, free of dried ones and of rotten ones

Adjective[edit]

castaña f sg

  1. feminine singular of castaño

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References[edit]

  • castaña” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • castaña” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • castaña” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • castaña” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • castaña” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish castanna, from Latin castanea, from Ancient Greek καστάνεια (kastáneia).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kasˈtaɲa/, [kasˈt̪aɲa]

Noun[edit]

castaña f (plural castañas)

  1. chestnut
  2. (colloquial) strike, wallop (hard hit)
  3. bun, chignon (haircut)
  4. (colloquial) piss-up
  5. (colloquial) yawn (boring thing)
  6. (colloquial) piece of junk
  7. (colloquial) year (used in talking about ages)
    Tiene 40 castañas
    He's 40 (years old)

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Adjective[edit]

castaña

  1. feminine singular of castaño

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