costura

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese costura (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin *cōnsūtūra, from Latin cōnsūtus, from consuō.

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Noun[edit]

costura f (plural costuras)

  1. needlework, sewing
  2. stitches, stitching
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica Troiana, A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 417:
      a pẽna do mãto mays preçada et mays marauillosa era que outra que nũca home uisse, ca ela era en ssy enteyra, que en ela toda nõ auj́a peça nẽ costura.
      the mantle's hide was more precious and marvelous than any other that anyone had ever seen, because it was in itself whole, having no pieces or stiches
  3. junction, joint in between boards
  4. scar
  5. (nautical, fishing) splice

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese, from Vulgar Latin *cōsūtūra, from Latin cōnsūtus, from consuō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

costura f (plural costuras)

  1. sewing
  2. stitches

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Verb[edit]

costura

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of costurar
    Ele costura.
    He sews.
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of costurar
    Tu aí, costura sozinho.
    You there, sew by yourself.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *cō(n)sutūra, from Latin cōnsūtus, from cōnsuō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

costura m (plural costuras)

  1. needlework, sewing
  2. (in clothing or machinery) seam, stitches
  3. splice

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