enchente

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Galician[edit]

Enchente, River Tea, Galicia

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Etymology[edit]

encher (to fill) +‎ -ente, from Old Portuguese encher, from Latin impleō (to fill up).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard) IPA(key): /enˈt͡ʃɛnte̝/, /enˈt͡ʃente̝/
  • (eastern) IPA(key): /inˈt͡ʃɛnte̝/

Noun[edit]

enchente f (plural enchentes)

  1. flood (overflow of water)
  2. rising tyde; high tyde
  3. feast, large meal and the sensation of filling caused by it
    • 1840, Manuel Fernandez Magariños, Foliada que fixo o labrador Seor Pedro:
      De cando en cando seu tío espricaballe contento a boa vida dos Curas e dos Frades e dos Cregos, as enchentes que papaban
      From time to time his uncle told him merrily about the good life the parsons, monks and priests lived, the feasts they munched
  4. (figuratively) large quantity of something

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References[edit]

  • enchente” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • enchente” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • enchente” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • enchente” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

encher (to fill) +‎ -ente, from Old Portuguese encher, from Latin implēre, present active infinitive of impleō (I fill up).

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Noun[edit]

enchente f (plural enchentes)

  1. flood (overflow of water)

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