esmeralda

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish esmeralda, from Old Spanish esmeralda, possibly through the intermediate of Old French esmeralde, from Vulgar Latin *smeralda, *smaraldus, alteration of Latin smaragdus, from Ancient Greek σμάραγδος (smáragdos), of Semitic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: es‧me‧ral‧da

Noun[edit]

esmeralda

  1. an emerald

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:esmeralda.


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1300. Possibly through the intermediate of Old French esmeralde (Modern French émeraude), from Vulgar Latin *smeralda, *smaraldus, alteration of Latin smaragdus, from Ancient Greek σμάραγδος (smáragdos), of Semitic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

esmeralda f (plural esmeraldas)

  1. emerald
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 436:
      Et os nomes delas son estes: carbũcolo, sardis, cafil, amatista, berilo, topás, grisólitos, esmeralda, brasmo, rrobj, calçedonja, cristal

References[edit]

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

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French esmeralde, ultimately from Latin smaragdus, from Ancient Greek σμάραγδος (smáragdos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

esmeralda f (plural esmeraldas)

  1. emerald
    • c. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 16r.
      Et la ſu uerdura ¬ la ſu reſplandor es muy meior que dela otra eſmeralda.
      And its greenness and gleam are much better than those of the other emerald.
    • Idem, f. 54r.
      Et eſtas ſon falladas en las mineras del oro o fallan las bonas eſmeraldas.
      And these are found in the goldmines where they find the best emeralds.

Descendants[edit]

  • Spanish: esmeralda

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Etymology[edit]

Possibly through the intermediate of Old French esmeralde (Modern French émeraude), from Vulgar Latin *smeralda, *smaraldus, alteration of Latin smaragdus, from Ancient Greek σμάραγδος (smáragdos), of Semitic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /iz.meˈɾaw.dɐ/ [iz.meˈɾaʊ̯.dɐ], /ez.meˈɾaw.dɐ/ [ez.meˈɾaʊ̯.dɐ]
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /iʒ.meˈɾaw.dɐ/ [iʒ.meˈɾaʊ̯.dɐ], /eʒ.meˈɾaw.dɐ/ [eʒ.meˈɾaʊ̯.dɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ez.meˈɾaw.da/ [ez.meˈɾaʊ̯.da]

Noun[edit]

esmeralda f (plural esmeraldas)

  1. emerald

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish esmeralda, possibly through the intermediate of Old French esmeralde (Modern French émeraude), from Vulgar Latin *smeralda, *smaraldus, alteration of Latin smaragdus, from Ancient Greek σμάραγδος (smáragdos), of Semitic origin. Cf. also the Old Spanish form esmaragde.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /esmeˈɾalda/, [ez.meˈɾal̪.d̪a]
  • Hyphenation: es‧me‧ral‧da
  • Rhymes: -alda

Noun[edit]

esmeralda f (plural esmeraldas)

  1. emerald

Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

esmeralda (invariable)

  1. emerald

Further reading[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish esmeralda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔesmeˈɾalda/, [ʔes.meˈɾal.dɐ]
  • Hyphenation: es‧me‧ral‧da

Noun[edit]

esmeralda (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜐ᜔ᜋᜒᜇᜎ᜔ᜇ)

  1. emerald (gemstone)
  2. emerald (color)
    esmeralda:  

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