gordura

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1300. From gordo (fat) +‎ -ura.

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Noun[edit]

gordura f (plural gorduras)

  1. thickness
    • 1438, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 413:
      Iten, os ditos Gonçaluo Ferrnandes e Gonçaluo Ferreiro se obrigaron de trager pera a obra da ponte d'Ourense oyteenta trabes de carballo, que ajan cada hua viinte e sete cóbedos conpridos en longo et que sejan da grosura que diser Diego Afonso, e aja en cabo cada trabe hun furco de grosura, et eno outro cabo aquela gordura que rasonauel for, según diser o dito Diego Afonso.
      Item, the aforementioned Gonzalvo Fernández and Gonzalvo Ferreiro committed to bring, for the work of the bridge of Ourense, eighty beans of oak, each one twenty seven cubits in long and the thickness that Diego Afonso would say, and in one extreme each bean must have half a palm in thick, and in the other whatever thickness which is reasonable, according to what Diego Afonso would say
    Synonyms: grosor, grosura
  2. fatness; obesity
    • c1295, R. Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 123:
      Et guareçeu daquela gordura et tornou a seer delgado como outro ome que delgado [fos]se.
      And he healed of said obesity and came back to be thin as another man who is thin
    Synonym: gordén
  3. fat tissue
    Synonyms: gordén, graxa

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References[edit]

  • gordura” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • gordura” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • gordura” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • gordura” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • gordura” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From gordo (fat (adj.)) +‎ -ura.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: -uɾɐ
  • Hyphenation: gor‧du‧ra

Noun[edit]

gordura f (plural gorduras)

  1. fat (specialized animal tissue with a high oil content, used for long-term storage of energy)
    Synonyms: tecido adiposo, (of a pig, as food) toicinho
  2. fat (substance)
    Synonyms: graxa, banha, enxúndia, unto
  3. (uncountable) fatness (state of being fat)
    Synonyms: obesidade, gordice, corpulência, adiposidade

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gordo +‎ -ura

Noun[edit]

gordura f (plural gorduras)

  1. fatness

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Descendants[edit]

  • Ladino: godrura, gudrura

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