formiga

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See also: Formiga and formìga

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin formīca.

Noun[edit]

formiga f (plural formigues)

  1. ant

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?] (compare Occitan formiga), from Latin formīca (compare French fourmi, Spanish hormiga), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *morwi-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

formiga f (plural formigues)

  1. ant

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese formiga (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin formīca.

Noun[edit]

formiga f (plural formigas)

  1. ant
    • 1958, Xosé Luis Méndez Ferrín, Percival e outras historias:
      Unha formiguiña senlleira e angueirosa, bulindo por antre a herbaxe ollóu, sen facer bruído ningún, como xacía Rasgulkje impotente
      A solitary and hard-working little ant, cruising by the grasses, saw, making no sound, how Rasgulkje laid helpless

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • formiga” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • formig” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • formiga” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • formiga” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • formiga” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Leonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

formiga f (plural formigas)

  1. ant

References[edit]


Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin formīca.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

formiga f (plural formigas)

  1. ant

Portuguese[edit]

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formiga

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese formiga, from Latin formīca, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *morwi- (ant).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

formiga f (plural formigas)

  1. ant

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:formiga.

Descendants[edit]

  • Kabuverdianu: furminga, forminga
  • Papiamentu: fruminga, vruminga

Verb[edit]

formiga

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of formigar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of formigar

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:formigar.


Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin formīca, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *morwi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɔɾˈmi.ɡa/, [foɾˈmiːɣa]

Noun[edit]

formiga f (plural formigas)

  1. (Limba Sarda Comuna) ant

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See formìga.

Noun[edit]

formiga f (plural formighe)

  1. ant