esvoranc

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Etymology[edit]

From bora (cave). The spelling with v is due to a false association with vora (edge).

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Noun[edit]

esvoranc m (plural esvorancs)

  1. hole
    • 2002, Albert Sánchez Piñol, chapter 4, in La pell freda, La Campana, →ISBN:
      El braç va entrar per l'esvoranc, va caure com la cua d'un escorpí i em va capturar el canell.
      The arm entered through the hole, fell like a scorpion's tail, and took hold of my wrist.
  2. rent, cleft

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