covarde

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese covardo ("covarda", 13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), ultimatelly from Old French cuard probably through Old Occitan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

covarde m (plural covardes, feminine covarde, feminine plural covardes)

  1. coward
    Synonyms: cagainas, cagón
    Antonyms: destemido, valente

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

covarde m or f (plural covardes)

  1. coward
    Synonyms: cagainas, cagón
    Antonyms: destemido, valente

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

covarde m or f (plural cobardes, comparable)

  1. Alternative form of cobarde

Noun[edit]

covarde m, f (plural covardes)

  1. Alternative form of cobarde