celeiro

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Galician[edit]

An horreo built over a celeiro

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

12th century. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese celeiro, from Late Latin cellārium; from Latin cella. Cognate with Portuguese celeiro, Spanish cillero and English cellar.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /θeˈlejɾo̝/, (western) /seˈlejɾo̝/

Noun[edit]

celeiro m (plural celeiros)

  1. barn
    Synonyms: belairo, palleiro
  2. cellar, pantry, storeroom (for food, wine)
    Synonyms: adega, despensa
  3. lumber room
    Synonym: rocho
  4. granary
    Bacoriño en celeiro non quere compañeiro.
    The piglet at the granary wants no companion.
    (proverb)
    Synonyms: cabaceiro, hórreo, combarro
  5. silo, bin or deposit for storing grain
    Synonyms: hucha, tulla

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • celeiro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • celeiro” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • celeyro” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • celeiro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • celeiro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • celeiro” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. celda.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese celeyro, from Late Latin cellārium, from Latin cella.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

celeiro m (plural celeiros)

  1. barn
  2. granary