leito

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cama, from Latin lectus. Cognate with Portuguese leito and Spanish lecho.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leito m (plural leitos)

  1. couch, bed
    Synonym: cama
  2. (archaic) stretcher
  3. riverbed
  4. platform of a cart
  5. (masonry) bed (lower surface of an ashlar, brick, etc)

References[edit]

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

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lectus, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leito m

  1. bed

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Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: leito
  • Portuguese: leito

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese leito, from Latin lectus, from Proto-Indo-European *legʰ-. Cognate of Spanish lecho, Italian letto and French lit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leito m (plural leitos)

  1. (chiefly Brazilian) hospital bed
  2. (poetic or archaic) any bed
    Synonym: cama
  3. riverbed
    O rio subiu e saiu do leito.
    The river flooded over the riverbed.

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