godallo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1750. Probably from a a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, as Spanish igüedo and Basque aketo, both meaning "billy goat".[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡoˈðaʎʊ], (shandi) [ɰoˈðaʎʊ]

Noun[edit]

godallo m (plural godallos)

  1. billy goat
    Synonyms: bode, cabrón, castrón
  2. (derogatory) bailiff

Adjective[edit]

godallo m (feminine singular godalla, masculine plural godallos, feminine plural godallas)

  1. (figuratively) presumptuous, vain
  2. untidy

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991) , “igüedo”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN