coio

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Galician[edit]

Coios

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Etymology[edit]

From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, perhaps from Proto-Celtic *krowdi- (crude, rude, raw > hard, severe); compare Irish crua.[1][2] From Proto-Indo-European *krewh₂-. Alternatively, from the same origin of con, via a medieval form *cõo.

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Noun[edit]

coio m (plural coios)

  1. pebble
  2. stone

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. croyo.
  2. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 226-227