gaita

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See also: gaiță

Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; see gaita for possibilities.

Noun[edit]

gaita f (plural gaites)

  1. (music) bagpipes

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Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; see gaita for possibilities.

Noun[edit]

gaita f (plural gaites)

  1. (music) bagpipes

Galician[edit]

A Galician gaita ("bagpipe")
Reproduction of a 13th century gaita

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; likely from Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌹𐍄𐍃 (gaits, goat), from Proto-Germanic *gaits.[1] See gaita for other proposals.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaita f (plural gaitas)

  1. (music) bagpipe.
  2. (figuratively) penis.
    Non me toque'la gaita!
    Don't play the bagpipe for me! / Don't touch my penis! / Stop harassing me!
    • Traditional:
      A muller do gaiteriño
      muller de moita fortuna
      ela toca duas gaitas
      outras non tocan ningunha
      The bagpiper's wife,
      a woman with much fortune,
      she plays two bagpipes,
      others don't play not even one

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • gayteyro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • gaita” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • gaita” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • gaita” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. gaita.

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Suggested derivations include:

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaita f (plural gaitas)

  1. (music) bagpipes
  2. harmonica (wind instrument)
  3. (South Brazil) accordion

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; see gaita for possibilities.

Noun[edit]

gaita f (plural gaitas)

  1. (music) bagpipes
  2. (colloquial) tripe, nonsense
  3. gullet
  4. (colloquial) gullet (neck)

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