frade

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Already attested in the 12th century in Latin documents (Pumar dus Frades, 1174, Cartulary of Caaveiro). From Old Galician and Old Portuguese frade (friar), from Latin frater (brother), from Proto-Italic *frātēr (brother), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr (brother). Doublet of freire.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

frade m (plural frades)

  1. friar
    Synonyms: freire, monxe

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

frade

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese frade (friar), from Latin frater (brother), from Proto-Italic *frātēr (brother), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr (brother).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

frade m (plural frades)

  1. friar
  2. angelfish (a marine fish of the family Pomacanthidae)

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Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin frāter, from Proto-Italic *frātēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

frade m (plural frades) (Limba Sarda Comuna)

  1. brother

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