chaira

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Galician[edit]

Chairas, Terrachá, Galicia
Chaira

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Etymology[edit]

Either from Latin plānāria (planar), from Latin plānus (flat); or rather from chá (level; flat) +‎ -eira.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chaira m (plural chairas)

  1. (landform) plain
    Synonyms: chá, planicie
  2. (landform) plateau; esplanade
    Synonyms: chan, chao
  3. (tools) sharpener; honing steel
    Synonym: aguzadoira
  4. (tools) knife used by shoemakers

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Adjective[edit]

chaira f (masculine chairo, feminine plural chairas, masculine plural chairos)

  1. flat, even
    Synonym: chan

References[edit]

  • chaira” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • chaira” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • chaira” 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. llano.