lanza

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Galician[edit]

Knights and soldiers armed with swords and lanzas ("spears"), Cantigas de Santa Maria, 13th century

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese lança, from Latin lancea, from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, probably from a Celtic language, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂k- (strike).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lanza f (plural lanzas)

  1. spear
  2. lever; shaft
  3. strong sunray

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • lança” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • lanç” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • lanza” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • lanza” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • lanza” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Falileyev, Alexander (1997). Dictionary of Continental Celtic Place-Names, Aberystwyth University.

Maltese[edit]

Noun[edit]

lanza f (plural lanez)

  1. spear

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish lança, from Latin lancea, of Celtiberian origin.

Noun[edit]

lanza f (plural lanzas)

  1. lance, spear, glaive
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lanza m (plural lanzas)

  1. Clipping of lanzaperfume.

Verb[edit]

lanza

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of lanzar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of lanzar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of lanzar.