fraga

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See also: Fraga, fragă, and fråga

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

13th century, from Old Portuguese fraga, from an Iberian Vulgar Latin fraga, plural of fragum, from fragōsus (rough), from fragor, from frangō (break, shatter).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fraga f (plural fragas)

Fragas do Eume natural park
  1. an isolated forest with deciduous trees, herbs, mosses, lichens and a diverse fauna[1]
    • 1948, Revista de Guimarães, volumes 58–60, page 303:
      Iba sempre a cabalo, pois tiña que andar máis de catro légoas por fragas, devesas e caborcos.
      He always rode a horse, as he had to travel over four leagues through isolated forests, sparse woods and gullies.
  2. rock, outcrop

References[edit]

  • fraga” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • fraga” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • fraga” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  1. ^ [1]”, Portal das Palabras.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

frāga

  1. nominative plural of frāgum
  2. accusative plural of frāgum
  3. vocative plural of frāgum

References[edit]

  • fraga in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fraga in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fraga in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • fraga in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Old English fræġn.

Noun[edit]

frāga f

  1. question

Descendants[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Old English fræġn.

Noun[edit]

frāga f

  1. question

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese fraga (compare Galician fraga), from Iberian Vulgar Latin fraga, plural of fragum (compare also Catalan and Occitan frau), from fragōsus (rough), from fragor, from frangō (break, shatter); cf. also fragilis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fraga f (plural fragas)

  1. cliff