castelo

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Galician[edit]

Castelo, Pambre, Galicia.
Reconstruction of the Castelo da Rocha Forte, Santiago, Galicia.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese castelo, from Latin castellum, diminutive of castrum (fort).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kasˈtɛlo̝/, /kæsˈtɛlo̝/

Noun[edit]

castelo m (plural castelos)

  1. (architecture) castle (fortified stronghold)
  2. (nautical) forecastle; aftcastle
  3. siege tower
  4. (figuratively) Cumulonimbus cloud
  5. (figuratively) part of the yoke that resembles a battlement with merlons

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Os componentes de um castelo.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese castelo, from Latin castellum, diminutive of castrum (fort).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

castelo m (plural castelos)

  1. castle (fortified stronghold)
    Synonyms: alcácer, cidadela, fortaleza, forte, fortificação, praça-forte

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Descendants[edit]

  • Kabuverdianu: kastélu