esteo

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Galician[edit]

Galician hórreos ("granaries"), raised over esteos

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese esteo, from Latin stilus.[1] Cognate with Portuguese esteio and Old Spanish estelo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

esteo m (plural esteos)

  1. prop, stay
    Synonyms: arxón, escora, rodriga
  2. pillar, column
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica Troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 232:
      Et sabede que as feyturas do sobrado que erã de ouro fino et os esteos de tódoslos paaços erã de cristal
    Synonyms: , piar
  3. stake
    Synonym: estaca
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From proto-Galician *esteno, ultimately from Latin extenuō. Compare Asturian estenar[2]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

esteo m (feminine singular estea, masculine plural esteos, feminine plural esteas)

  1. clear (free of clouds)

Noun[edit]

esteo m (plural esteos)

  1. dry and clear weather in between showers
    Synonyms: aberta, escampada, esteada
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • esteo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • esteo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • esteo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • esteo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • esteo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stilus, or either from Old French estai, from Proto-Germanic *stagą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

esteo m

  1. pillar, column
  2. support, prop
  3. stake

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: esteo
  • Portuguese: esteio

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