esmeralda

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French esmeraude (Modern French émeraude), from Vulgar Latin *esmeralda, *esmaraldus, alteration of Latin smaragdus, from Ancient Greek σμάραγδος ‎(smáragdos), of Semitic origin.

Noun[edit]

esmeralda f ‎(plural esmeraldas)

  1. emerald

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French esmeraude, 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]


Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French esmeraude (Modern French émeraude), from Vulgar Latin *esmeralda, *esmaraldus, alteration of Latin smaragdus, from Ancient Greek σμάραγδος ‎(smáragdos), of Semitic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

esmeralda f (plural esmeraldas)

  1. emerald

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish esmeralda, from Old French esmeraude (Modern French émeraude), from Vulgar Latin *esmeralda, *esmaraldus, alteration of Latin smaragdus, from Ancient Greek σμάραγδος ‎(smáragdos), of Semitic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

esmeralda f ‎(plural esmeraldas)

  1. emerald