correo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown. Attested since the 13th century, and so probably unrelated to the following etymology.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

correo m (plural correos)

  1. (archaic) money bag
    • 1291, E. Cal Pardo (ed.), Colección diplomática medieval do arquivo da catedral de Mondoñedo. Santiago: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 75:
      Et esta carta leuda o dito Pedro Peres mostrou hun correo con dineiros et disso frontando a Pedro Rodriguez que entregasse de todalas cousas que filaran ao bispo
      And after reading this letter said Pedro Pérez showed a bag with money, and said, confronting Pedro Rodríguez, that he should return everything that he has taken from the bishop
    • 1455, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 315:
      Médea dusia de colleres de buxo, que acharon en un correo pechado, et mays acharon eno dito correo noue mrs en rayás et triinta mrs en coroados vellos.
      Half a dozen boxwood spoons, that they found inside a locked money bag, and they also found inside said money bag nine maravedis in royals and thirty maravedis in old crowns

Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish correo, from Catalan correu, ultimately from Old French corlieu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

correo m (plural correos)

  1. mail
  2. messenger, courier

References[edit]

  • correo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • correo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • correo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • correo” 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), “correo”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin correus, derived from con- (with) +‎ reus (accused, defendant).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /korˈrɛ.o/, (traditional) /ˈkɔr.re.o/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ɛo, (traditional) -ɔrreo
  • Hyphenation: cor‧rè‧o, (traditional) còr‧re‧o

Noun[edit]

correo m (plural correi, feminine correa)

  1. (law) accomplice
    Synonyms: complice, corresponsabile

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ correo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  • correo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

correō

  1. dative/ablative singular of correus

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Catalan correu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koˈreo/ [koˈre.o]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eo
  • Hyphenation: co‧rre‧o

Noun[edit]

correo m (plural correos)

  1. mail
  2. (also in the plural) post office

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • >? Portuguese: correio

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