coiro

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See also: Coiro

Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese coiro, from Latin corium, from Proto-Indo-European *ker-, *sker-. Compare Portuguese couro, Spanish cuero and French cuir.

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Noun[edit]

coiro m (plural coiros)

  1. leather
    • 1438, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 126:
      o par de çapatos de vaca nobos et sobre solados et tacoados e ben coseytos e de boas solas e peças e boa liña e boo coiro
      the pair of new cow shoes, with over sole, tacked, well sewn, with good soles and pieces and good thread and good leather
  2. hide
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 398:
      Et el tragía en sua mão hũ arco, en que nõ auj́a madeyra, mays era todo feyto de coyros cruus et de neruos engrudidos per grãde arte et per grã maestría
      He was carrying a bow in his hand, not made of wood, but completely made with crude hides and glued tendons, with great art and great mastery
    Synonym: pelica
  3. skin
    Synonym: pel

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

coiro m (plural coiros)

  1. Alternative form of couro