faia

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fagea (beech) < fagus. Compare Portuguese faia, Spanish haya.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faia f (plural faias)

  1. beech, especially the common beech (Fagus sylvatica)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

faia f (plural faias)

  1. beech (tree of Fagus family)