empanada

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish empanada, past participle of empanar (to wrap in bread).

Noun[edit]

empanada (plural empanadas)

  1. Any of a variety of stuffed pastries found in Spanish and Latin American cuisine.

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Galician[edit]

Slices of Galician empanada, ready to be served
Empanada de millo ("maize pie")

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese enpãada, enpanada (13th century: Cantigas de Santa Maria), from *empãar (to put into bread). Perhaps under the influence of empanar (to conceal, literally to put into a cloth). Cognate with Portuguese empada.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

empanada f (plural empanadas)

  1. (cooking) pie; traditional stuffed pastry usually composed of two crusts of fine bread and a filling of sauté of vegetables and either meat or fish

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References[edit]

  • empanada” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • enpanada” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • empanada” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.



Portuguese[edit]

Participle[edit]

empanada

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of empanar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From empanar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /empaˈnada/, [ẽmpaˈnaða]

Noun[edit]

empanada f (plural empanadas)

  1. empanada
  2. (colloquial) fraud

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Verb[edit]

empanada

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of empanar

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