cuncha

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Galician[edit]

Cunchas

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

13th century. From Vulgar Latin *concla, from Latin conchula, diminutive of concha, from Ancient Greek κόγχη (kónkhē), from Proto-Indo-European *konkho-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuncha f (plural cunchas)

  1. (zoology) shell
  2. (architecture) pendentive
  3. white long mark in the head of a horse

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References[edit]

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