imaxe

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin imago.

Noun[edit]

imaxe f (plural imaxes)

  1. image

Galician[edit]

14th-century inscription in Santiago de Compostela: 'ESTA : IMAGEE : HE : AQVI : POSTA : POR: ALMA : D(E) : I(O)HA(N) : TVORUM' 'This image is here in exposition for the soul of Joham Tuorum'.

Etymology[edit]

From Galician-Portuguese imagẽẽ, from Latin imaginem, accusative singular of Latin imago (image, statue), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eym- (to imitate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard) IPA(key): /iˈmaʃe̝/
  • (dialectal) IPA(key): /iˈmaʃe̝ŋ/

Noun[edit]

imaxe f (plural imaxes)

  1. image
  2. religious image or statue
    • 1703, José Noguerol y Camba, Versos gallegos, page 179:
      Hoi a miña Musa toda Sai á praza a pubricar As honras da nosa Aurora De Reza, que é nosa imaxen Que en iste Probo se adora Por Patroa singular, Por Alegre, por Señora, Por Galega
      Today my Muse go out to the public square to publish the honors of our [Madonna] Aurora of Reza, who is our image and who is adored in this town as our only patroness, because of her cheerfulness, such a Lady, such a Galician

References[edit]

  • imagem” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • imaxe” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • imaxe” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>