corta feira

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Galician[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɔɾta ˈfejɾɐ]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese quarta feira, from Ecclesiastical Latin feria quarta (fourth weekday).

Noun[edit]

corta feira f (plural cortas feiras)

  1. Wednesday
    • 1596, Pedro Obeso / Benito Valverde, Carta ao Conde de Gondomar:
      oxe corta feyra 2 de outubre de 96
      today, Wednesday, October 2nd of 1596
    • 1775, María Francisca Isla y Losada, Romance:
      Polo fio d'unha roca
      ó estagamo seme bay,
      é cortafeira coideiche
      que acababa de finar.
      By the thread of a distaff
      my stomach is going away,
      and Wednesday I though
      that I had just died.
    • 1881, folk-song:
      Hoxe é luns, mañán é martes, / Carta feira logo vén, / De mañán en oito días / É a semana que vén
      today is Monday, tomorrow is Tuesday, Wednesday swiftly comes; from tomorrow in eight days it is next week
    Synonym: mércores

References[edit]

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