chuvia

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese chuvia, from Latin pluvia (rain), from Proto-Indo-European *plew- (to wash).

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Noun[edit]

chuvia f (plural chuvias)

  1. rain

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References[edit]

  • chuvia” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • chuvia” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • chuvia” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • chuvia” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>

Old Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pluvia (rain).

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Noun[edit]

chuvia f

  1. rain
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 143 (facsimile):
      Enton a uirgen as nuueſabrir / fez ⁊ delas tan g[ra]n chuuia ſayr / que quantos chorauã fezo ryr / ⁊ yr con grand alegria.
      Then the Virgin made the clouds open and such great rain to issue from them that it caused all who were weeping to laugh and go their way happily.

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