escano

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See also: Escano and escaño

Galician[edit]

Escano once used for transporting the sick and deceased to the church

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese escano, attested in the Galician Cantigas de Santa Maria, from Latin scamnum. Cognate with Portuguese escano, Spanish escaño and Italian scanno.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escano m (plural escanos)

  1. bench with backrest
  2. (dated) kind of stretcher used for moving and holding a corpse
    • 1295, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F, page 179:
      Poys que elles forõ ydos, fezo dõna Lanbra poer hũu escano en meo de seu curral, guisado et cuberto de panos com̃o para morto.
      After they were gone, Lady Lanbra ordered to put a stretcher in the middle of her yard, prepared and covered with clothes as if it was for a death person

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References[edit]

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



Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

escano

  1. third-person plural subjunctive present of uscire
  2. third-person plural imperative of uscire

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin scamnum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escano m

  1. bench

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

escano

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese escano, from Latin scamnum.

Cognate with Galician escano, Spanish escaño and Italian scanno.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escano m (plural escanos)

  1. bench
  2. footstool

Synonyms[edit]