folía

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese folia, from Old French folie (madness, folly).

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Noun[edit]

folía f (plural folías)

  1. feast, party, merrymaking
    Synonyms: esmorga, festa, foliada, ruada, troula, xolda
  2. (dated) folly
    • c1350, Kelvin M. Parker (ed.), Historia Troyana. Santiago: Instituto "Padre Sarmiento", page 112:
      Et mays vos digo, que nõ queria por mjll marcos de ouro que estes mesageyros dos gregos rreçebesem desonrra nẽ mal nẽ dãno, nẽ que se y fezese tal folia; nẽ he rrazõ nẽ dereyto.
      And I tell you more, that I didn't want, not even for a thousand marks of gold, that these messengers of the Greek would had received any dishonour or wrong or injury, nor that there was committed such a folly; because it is not right nor reason

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References[edit]

  • folia” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • folia” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • folia” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • folía” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.