isqueiro

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Circa 1300. From isca +‎ -eiro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

isqueiro m (plural isqueiros)

  1. small container for tinder
    • c1300, R. Martínez López, General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV. Oviedo: Publicacións de Archivum, page 220:
      y achou cõ aquel arco hum estormento, et seu esqueyro, et sua ysca, et seu pedernal em el
      there he found, together with that bow, a tinderbox, with its tinder container, its tinder, and its flint inside it

References[edit]

  • squeyro” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • isqueiro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.



Portuguese[edit]

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isqueiro

Etymology[edit]

From isca +‎ -eiro

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

isqueiro m (plural isqueiros)

  1. lighter (fire making device)