lareira

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Galician[edit]

A traditional lareira

Etymology[edit]

14th century. Lar (hearth) +‎ -eira.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lareira f (plural lareiras)

  1. fireplace
  2. hearth
  3. hearthstone
    • c. 1350, K. M. Parker (ed.), Historia Troyana, Santiago: Instituto "Padre Sarmiento", page 30:
      deytaua as gorgoçadas fora, et cayam arredor do fogo et da lareyra
      It was tossing gushes away, and they were falling around the fire and the hearthstone
  4. crossbar (for keeping a door closed)

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Lar +‎ -eira.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lareira f (plural lareiras)

  1. fireplace