irmán

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Galician / Old Portuguese irmão and its variants, from Vulgar Latin germānus (brother), from Latin germānus (of siblings). Cognate to Portuguese irmão and Spanish hermano.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard) IPA(key): /iɾˈmaŋ/
  • (Central and Eastern Galician) IPA(key): /iɾˈmao̯/

Noun[edit]

irmán m (plural irmáns, feminine irmá, feminine plural irmás)

  1. brother
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

irmán f (plural irmáns)

  1. (regional) sister

References[edit]

  • irmão” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • irmao” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • irmán” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • irmán” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • irmán” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.