escudo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese escudo (shield). Doublet of scutum, scute, écu, and scudo.

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Noun[edit]

escudo (plural escudos)

  1. The state currency formerly used in Portugal, divided into 100 centavos. The symbol is $ which is positioned between the escudos & centavos, 2$50.
  2. The currency formerly used in Chile and replaced by the Peso.
  3. The current currency of Cape Verde

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Galician[edit]

Escudo (coat of arms of the Kingdom of Galicia, c. 1560)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese escudo, from Latin scūtum.

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Noun[edit]

escudo m (plural escudos)

  1. shield
    • 1437, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 170:
      Oyde, que mandan diser noso señor El Rey por sua carta firmada de seu nome et seelada de seu seelo a todos los omees de pe fillos dalgo que viuen et están en esta çibdade, casados et por casar, de viinte anos arriba et de çincoenta a juso, que se presenten todos con suas espadas et escudos et lanças et outras armas que teueren ante Loys Garçia de Córdoua
      Hear! our lord the King orders, by his letter signed with his name and sealed with his seal, that every free man, infantryman, who lives in this city, married and unmarried, being twenty years old or more, fifty years or less, that all of them must present themselves with their swords and shields and spears and other arms that they happen to have before Lois Garcia de Córdoba
  2. coat of arms
    • 1274, E. Cal Pardo (ed.), "De Viveiro en la Edad Media", Estudios Mindonienses, 7, page 87:
      hua carta do dito Johan Peres, fillo que foy de dito Fedro Ponço, seelada de seu seelo pendente de cera enno qual seelo era vn escudo et enno escudo duas omagees de cabezas
      a letter by this Xoán Pérez, son of the late Fedro Ponzo, sealed with his hanging wax seal, and on this seal there was a coat of arms, and on that coat two images of heads
  3. escudo (former currency of Portugal)
  4. (historical) a medieval local currency
    • 1473, Antonio López Ferreiro (ed.), Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 30:
      Iten digo que eu agora non teño mais debdas que a de tristam de montenegro tio da dita miña moller que me emprestou de hua vez trinta escudos e de outra seys marcos de plata
      Item, I said that at the moment I have no more debts than that with Tristán de Montenegro, my wife's uncle, who lent me thirty escudos at one time and six silver marcs on another occasion

References[edit]

  • escudo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • escudo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • escudo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • escudo” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • escudo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

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escudo m (plural escudi)

  1. escudo (all senses)

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Portuguese[edit]

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escudos (1)
escudos (3)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese escudo (shield), from Latin scūtum (shield), from Proto-Indo-European *skei- (to cut, split), which is an extension of *sek- (to cut). The name of the currency comes from the heraldic shields on the coins.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /iʃ.ˈku.du/, [iʃ.ˈku.ðu]
  • Hyphenation: es‧cu‧do

Noun[edit]

escudo m (plural escudos)

  1. shield
  2. (heraldry) shield
  3. (historical, numismatics) escudo (obsolete Portuguese currency)

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Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /es.ˈku.do/, [es.ˈku.ðo]
escudos (1)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish escudo, from Latin scūtum, from Proto-Indo-European *skei- (to cut, split), an extension of *sek- (to cut).

Noun[edit]

escudo m (plural escudos)

  1. shield
  2. emblem
  3. coat of arms
  4. (geology) shield
  5. (numismatics) Any of several, mostly historical, currencies including the escudo, écu, and the scudo.
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Verb[edit]

escudo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of escudar.