chosco

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably onomatopoeic, from *klVsk- "knok; wink".[1]

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chosco m (feminine singular chosca, masculine plural choscos, feminine plural choscas)

  1. blind in one eye
  2. one-eyed
  3. weak-eyed
  4. (familiar) nearsighted
    • 1334, Miguel Romaní Martínez (ed.), La colección diplomática de Santa María de Oseira (1025-1310), vol. 3, page 148:
      Domingo Iohannis dito Chosco
      Domingo Anes, also known as Chosco

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References[edit]

  • chosco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • chosco” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • chosco” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. chusco.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

chosco m (plural choscos)

  1. A cured sausage from Asturias, made from pig intestines, solomillo and spices