fervenza

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Galician[edit]

fervenza (Ézaro, Galicia)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ferventia (boiling), or ferver +‎ -enza. It's perhaps a calque of Celtic.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /feɾˈβɛnθa̝/, (western) /feɾˈβɛnsa̝/

Noun[edit]

fervenza f (plural fervenzas)

  1. waterfall
    Synonyms: cachón, cadoiro, cenza, freixa

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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