colmazo

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Galician[edit]

a Galician hórreo with thatched roof (colmazo)

Etymology[edit]

Attested in 14th-century documents as colmaça (feminine); from colmo (thatch) + -azo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

colmazo m (plural colmazos)

  1. thatched roof
    Synonym: colmado

Adjective[edit]

colmazo m (feminine singular colmaza, masculine plural colmazos, feminine plural colmazas)

  1. having a thatched roof
    • 1390, Mª Luz Méndez Fernandez (ed.), Contribución ó estudio dun libro das Tenzas da Catedral de Santiago. Edición crítica e estudio dos folios 1 a 27. Santiago de Compostela: USC, page 38:
      Jtem hũa cassa en Padrõ, meadade tellada et meadade colmaça
      Item, a house in Padrón, half of it is tilled, the other half thatched
    Synonyms: pallaza, palloza

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References[edit]

  • colmaç” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • colmazo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • colmazo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.