chumbo

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

13th century. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese [Term?], from Latin plumbum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chumbo m (uncountable)

  1. lead (metal)
    • 1439, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Vigo: Galaxia, page 421:
      ordenaron que qual quer persona de fora parte ou da çibdade que trouxer estaño ou chonbo ou peltre ou cobre ou latón labrado ou por labrar ou orsella, que non veña con bufuylla, que page do que vender de cada XV mrs, duas brancas

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References[edit]

  • chumbo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • chumbo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • chumbo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • chumbo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • chumbo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese [Term?], from Latin plumbum. Doublet of the semi-learned prumo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chumbo m (plural chumbos)

  1. lead metal
  2. shot, pellet
  3. (education, colloquial, Portugal) fail

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:chumbo.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

chumbo m (plural chumbos)

  1. the prickly pear
    Synonym: higo chumbo