gorxa

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French gorge, from Late Latin gurga, likely connected to Latin gurges (a whirlpool, eddy, gulf or sea).

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Noun[edit]

gorxa f (plural gorxas)

  1. (anatomy) gorge, gullet, throat

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References[edit]

  • gorg” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • gorxa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • gorxa” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • gorxa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>