escada

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Galician[edit]

escada

Etymology[edit]

14th century. From older escaada, from Old Portuguese *escaada, from Vulgar Latin *scālata, from scāla (stair, staircase, ladder).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escada f (plural escadas)

  1. ladder
    • 1390, José Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Os Miragres de Santiago. Versión gallega del Códice latino del siglo XII atribuido al papa Calisto I. Madrid: CSIC, page 4:
      Et a moller tornou moyto agina et buscou hũa escaada et Desposome da forqua.
      And the woman returned very soon, searched for a ladder, and took me from the gallows
    Synonyms: escala, esqueira
  2. stairs
    • 1385, Clara Rodríguez Núñez (ed.), "Santa María de Belvís, un convento mendicante femenino en la Baja Edad Media (1305-1400)", Estudios Mindonienses, 5, page 460:
      a qual vos vendemos en ancho et en longo con toda sua pedra et paredes et escadas et seydas et perteenças et dreyturas que le perteesçen et perteesçer deven con suas agoas des do çeo a terra
      [house] which we sell to you in width and throughout, with all of its stones, and walls, and stairs, and exits, and belongings and rights that belong to it and that must belong to it, with its waters, from the sky till the ground
    Synonyms: esqueira

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese escaada, from Latin *scālata, from scāla (stair, staircase, ladder).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escada f (plural escadas)

  1. ladder
  2. stairs

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