esmalte

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1350. Probably from Old Occitan esmalt, ultimately from Frankish *smalt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

esmalte m (plural esmaltes)

  1. enamel
  2. enamel-work
    • 1435, Á. Rodriguez González & José Armas Castro (eds.), Minutario notarial de Pontevedra (1433-1435), Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, d. 139:
      hũu esmalte con escudo con çinco follas de figueira, que podera pesar hũu marquo et medio de prata pouquo mas ou menos;
      an enamel with a shield with five leaves of fig, that can weight a mark and a half of silver, give or take

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • esmalte” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • esmalte” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • esmalte” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • esmalte” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Medieval Latin smaltum, a borrowing from Frankish *smalt. Compare English enamel.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

esmalte m (plural esmaltes)

  1. enamel
  2. glaze (coating on pottery)
  3. nail polish, nail varnish

Verb[edit]

esmalte

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of esmaltar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of esmaltar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of esmaltar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of esmaltar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Medieval Latin smaltum, a borrowing from Frankish *smalt. Compare English enamel.

Noun[edit]

esmalte m (plural esmaltes)

  1. enamel
  2. glaze (coating on pottery)
  3. nail polish, nail varnish
    Synonyms: pintaúñas, barniz, laca
  4. (heraldry) tincture
    Synonym: color

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

esmalte

  1. inflection of esmaltar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish esmalte.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: es‧mal‧te
  • IPA(key): /ʔesˈmalte/, [ʔesˈmal.te]

Noun[edit]

esmalte

  1. enamel