compañía

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese compania (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Old French companie, from Vulgar Latin *compania. Doublet of compaña.

Cognate with Portuguese companhia and Spanish compañía.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

compañía f (plural compañías)

  1. company, companionship
    • 1473, A. López Ferreiro (ed.), Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 29:
      os quales diñeiros gastei en desenbargar os bees e terras que meu señor padre enpeñou a payo gomez de soutomayor vasallo do Rey e señor que foi da casa forte de lantaño para a costa que tebo ennas sahidas que fiso con os demais fidalgos da terra en compañia do señor arçobispo e perlado de santiago don lope de mendoza
      said money I spent in redeeming the assets and lands that my father pawned to Paio Gómez de Soutomaior, vassal of the King and late lord of the stronghold of Lataño, for the expenses he had in the expeditions that he did together with the other noblemen of the country, in the company of the lord archbishop and prelate of Santiago Don Lope de Mendoza
    Synonym: compaña
  2. company (corporation, business)
    Synonym: empresa
  3. company (group of individuals)
    Synonyms: compaña, fato
  4. (military) company

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References[edit]

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin *compania; compaña +‎ -ía. More at companion.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kompaˈɲia/, [kõmpaˈɲia]
  • Hyphenation: com‧pa‧ñí‧a

Noun[edit]

compañía f (plural compañías)

  1. company
  2. companion
  3. companionship

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