espora

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *spurô (spur), from Proto-Indo-European *sperH- (to kick). Cognate of Portuguese espora, Spanish espuela, English spur, German Sporn, Old Norse spori.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

espora f (plural esporas)

  1. spur (implement that is fixed to one’s heel for prodding horses)
  2. spur (naturally growing spike of an animal)
  3. prod

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References[edit]

  • espora” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • espora” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • espora” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • espora” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>



Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

espora f (plural esporas)

  1. spur (implement that is fixed to one’s heel for prodding horses)
  2. spur (naturally growing spike of an animal)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin spora, from Ancient Greek σπορά (sporá) "sowing, seed" or maybe from Frankish *sporo (spur)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

espora f (plural esporas)

  1. (botany) spore

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