colcha

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese colcha (independently attested in both corpora), probably not from Latin culcita (compare cócedra), but from Old French culche (Modern French couche), from Old French colchier, from Latin collocare.[1] Compare Portuguese and Spanish colcha.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

colcha f (plural colchas)

  1. bedspread, quilt
    • 1484, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. 2 vols. Vigo: Galaxia, page 127:
      Iten, mando mays á dita Contança Gonçales, miña muller, a quarta parte da adega dos Vrancos, por quanto eu e ela conpramos a metade da dita adega a Meen Suares Galinato, e mándolle mays a cuba en que teño o viño branco e mays outras duas cubas que son dentro ena dita adega aa maao esquerda, vasyas, que teñen cada una doze moyos de lagar, e mays lle mando una cama de roupa con quatro cabeçaás e un colchón e un almadraque e con suas sabaas e media duzia d'almofadas e con hua manta de picote, e se ouver em casa un par de colchas, que aja ela una delas.
      Item, I devise said Constanza González, my wife, a fourth of the wine cellar of Os Brancos, since we both bought a half of it from Men Suarez Galiñato; and I also bequeath a cask in which I have the white wine, and also two other casks that are inside that wine cellar, on the left, empty, each one having twelve modii; and also bequeath to her a clothed bed with four pillows and a mattress and a mat, and with its sheets and half a dozen cushions and a blanket of coarse linen, and if there is in the house a pair of quilts, she should have one of them

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • colcha” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • colcha” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • colcha” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • colcha” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • colcha” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1983–1991), “colcha”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos

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Ladino[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish colcha, either from Latin culcita (mattress) or borrowed from Old French culche (Modern French couche), from Old French colchier, from Latin collocō (put in place).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkol.t͡ʃa/, [ˈkoɫ.t͡ʃa]
  • IPA(key): [ˈkol.t͡ʃæ], [ˈkol.t͡ʃɛ], [ˈkol.t͡ʃe], [ˈkol.t͡ʃə] (dialects with the reduction of final /a/)

Noun[edit]

colcha f (Latin spelling, plural colchas)

  1. quilt (bed covering), duvet
    En el invierno siempre mos cuvijamos con la colcha porque está muy yelado.
    In the winter we always cover overselves with the quilt because it is very cold.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese colcha, probably from Latin culcita (mattress).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈkow.ʃɐ/ [ˈkoʊ̯.ʃɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈkow.ʃa/ [ˈkoʊ̯.ʃa]

  • Hyphenation: col‧cha

Noun[edit]

colcha f (plural colchas)

  1. quilt (bed covering)
    Synonym: edredom

Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French colche (bed, couch) (cf. modern French couche), ultimately from Latin collocō (put in place).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkolt͡ʃa/ [ˈkolʲ.t͡ʃa]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oltʃa
  • Hyphenation: col‧cha

Noun[edit]

colcha f (plural colchas)

  1. bedspread, quilt
  2. blanket
    Synonyms: cobija, frazada, manta

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

colcha

  1. inflection of colchar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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