laxe

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Galician[edit]

Bronze Age petroglyph on the Laxe dos Carballos ("flat stone of the oaks")
Bronze Age petroglyph on the Laxe das Rodas ("flat stone of the wheels")

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Etymology[edit]

From the medieval form lagea, previously documented in local Medieval Latin as lagena; from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia; probably from Proto-Celtic *laginā (blade). Confer Welsh llain (blade, sword, spear) and Old Irish láige (mattock, spade; broad spearhead).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

laxe f (plural laxes)

  1. flagstone; slab
    Synonyms: lastra, lousa
  2. flat river pebble
    Synonym: callao
  3. flat rocky outcrop
    Synonym: lastra
  4. semi-submerged rock; reef
    Synonym: con

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References[edit]

  • lagia” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • lage-” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • laxe” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • laxe” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • laxe” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Corominas, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997), “laja”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico, Madrid: Gredos
  2. ^ Zair, Nicholas (2012) The reflexes of the Proto-Indo-European laryngeals in Celtic, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 61

German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

laxe

  1. inflection of lax:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Latin[edit]

Adverb[edit]

laxē (comparative laxius, superlative laxissimē)

  1. widely, spaciously
  2. loosely, freely
  3. (of time) long, amply

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

laxe

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of laxar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of laxar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of laxar.