ladrón

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese ladron, from Latin latrō. Cognate with Portuguese ladrão and Spanish ladrón.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ladrón m (plural ladróns, feminine ladroa, feminine plural ladroas)

  1. thief
    Coida o ladrón que todos o son (proverb)The thief thoughts that everybody also is one
  2. (horticulture, winemaking) a undesirable unfruitful sprout or shoot which steals nutrients

Adjective[edit]

ladrón m (feminine singular ladroa, masculine plural ladróns, feminine plural ladroas)

  1. (rare) thievish, rogue

References[edit]

  • ladron” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • ladron” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • ladrón” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • ladrón” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • ladrón” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish ladrón, from Latin latrō.

Noun[edit]

ladrón m (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling לאד׳רון‎, plural ladrones or ladroním)

  1. thief

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish ladron, from Latin latrōnem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /laˈdɾon/, [laˈð̞ɾõn]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

ladrón (feminine ladrona, masculine plural ladrones, feminine plural ladronas)

  1. having the qualities of a thief
    Antonym: honrado

Noun[edit]

ladrón m (plural ladrones, feminine ladrona, feminine plural ladronas)

  1. thief, robber, crook
    Synonyms: bandido, ratero
  2. (Spain) adapter (device allowing more plugs at an outlet)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Chavacano: ladron
  • Palenquero: lairón
  • Papiamentu: ladron
  • English: ladrone, ladron

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