doira

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

doira (plural doiras)

  1. Alternative spelling of dayereh

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

doiras

Etymology[edit]

From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia *durios, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰuryos (stream), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰew- (to flow, to run).[1] Probably a cognate with Portuguese Douro.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (standard) /ˈdojɾa̝/, /ˈdujɾa̝/

Noun[edit]

doira f (plural doiras)

  1. (usually in the plural) runoff, flood
    Synonyms: arroiada, dioivo

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivas Quintas, Eligio (2015). Dicionario etimolóxico da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Tórculo. →ISBN, s.v. doira.
  2. ^ Cf. Moralejo, Juan José (2009). "Hidronimia prerromana de Gallaecia". In Kremer, Dieter. Onomástica galega II : onimia e onomástica prerromana e a situación lingüística do noroeste peninsular : actas do segundo coloquio, Leipzig, 17 3 18 de outubro de 2008. Santiago de Compostela: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. p. 63. →ISBN.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

doira

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of doirar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of doirar