golfiño

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Galician[edit]

golfiños

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Portuguese golfinno, from Latin delphīnus, perhaps influenced by golfo (gulf) or by golfe (sargasso) or by golfar (to spurt); from Ancient Greek δελφίν (delphín).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

golfiño m (plural golfiños)

  1. dolphin

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References[edit]

  • golfinno” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • golfiño” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>