escuma

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Catalan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably blend of Latin spūma and a Germanic skum, from Proto-Germanic *skūmaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escuma f (plural escumes)

  1. foam

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably blend of Latin spūma and a Germanic skum, from Proto-Germanic *skūmaz. Compare Catalan escuma, French écume.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escuma f (plural escumas)

  1. foam
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica Troiana:
      Et el deytaua da boca hũa escuma que semellaua chama, et o sseu bafo semellaua que queymaua o ayro.
      He ejected from his mouth a foam that looked as a flame, and his breath appeared to burn the air

References[edit]

  • escuma” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • escuma” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • escuma” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • escuma” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spūma, influenced by Frankish *skûm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

escuma f (plural escumas)

  1. foam

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