fanega

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish fanega

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: fa‧ne‧ga

Noun[edit]

fanega (plural fanegas)

  1. Any of various units of dry capacity, mass and land area used in Spain and the Spanish-speaking world; originally a unit of dry capacity used for grain.
  2. A former unit of area, the amount of land that would be sown with a fanega of seed.

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: fa‧ne‧ga

Noun[edit]

fanega f (plural fanegas)

  1. fanega (Measure of grain) (in Castile, it was equivalent to roughly 12 Imperial bushels or 55.5 liters)
  2. fanega (Measure of land) (the amount of land that could be sewn with one fanega of seed)
  3. bushel

Further reading[edit]