gruta

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See also: grūta and grūtā

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

gruta

  1. third-person singular past historic of gruter

Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Attested in 1401 as a place name ("rua da Grota"). Perhaps borrowed from Italian grutta (a Sicilian or old Neapolitan dialect), from Vulgar Latin *grupta or *crupta, from Latin crypta.[1] Doublet of cripta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gruta f (plural grutas)

  1. grotto, cave
  2. hole or landslide caused by a flood

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References[edit]

  • grota” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • grota” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • gruta” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • gruta” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991), “gruta”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian (a Sicilian or old Neapolitan dialect) grutta, from Vulgar Latin *grupta or *crupta, from Latin crypta. Doublet of cripta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gruta f (plural grutas)

  1. grotto (small cave)
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:caverna

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian (a Sicilian or old Neapolitan dialect) grutta, from Vulgar Latin *grupta or *crupta, from Latin crypta. Doublet of cripta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɾuta/, [ˈɡɾu.t̪a]

Noun[edit]

gruta f (plural grutas)

  1. grotto, (small) cave

Related terms[edit]