choza

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Galician[edit]

A choza, Ourol, northern Galicia
Next to a house, and used as a barn

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

13th century. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese choça (Cantigas de Santa Maria); perhaps from Latin pluteus.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃɔθa̝/, (western) /ˈt͡ʃɔsa̝/

Noun[edit]

choza f (plural chozas)

  1. hut
    • c. 1300, R. Martínez López (ed.), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV. Oviedo: Archivum, page 88:
      pensarõ que mellores moradas poderiam aver que as que aviam, et buscarõ mays sobre esto, et tomarõ madeyros que arrymarõ aas pẽnas et aas grandes aruores et cobriã aqueles madeyros dos rramos das aruores et das eruas, et fezerõ logo desto moradas pequenas asy cõmo cabanas ou choças enque morassem.
      they though that they could get better dwellings than that that they had, so they searched about this, and they took logs that they supported against boulders and against large trees, and they covered them with branches and grasses, so building small dwelling, as cabins or huts, where do live
    Synonyms: cabana, casoupa, choupana
  2. barn

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Galician choza or Portuguese choça.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

choza f (plural chozas)

  1. hut

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]