levada

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

levada (plural levadas)

  1. An irrigation channel or aqueduct specific to the Portuguese Atlantic region of Madeira.

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Galician[edit]

Watermill with its levada

Etymology[edit]

From auga levada (literally conducted water).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

levada f (plural levadas)

  1. aqueduct or canal
    • 1447, M. Lucas Alvarez & P. P. Lucas Domínguez (ed.), San Pedro de Ramirás. Un monasterio femenino en la Edad Media. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Publicacións de Caixa Galicia, page 572:
      "moiño do Cangado" "con toda sua casa e pedra e con todas suas levadas e presas e augas"
      "mill of the Cangado" "with all of its building and stone and ducts and dams and waters"
    Synonyms: cal, canle

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Verb[edit]

levada f sg

  1. Feminine singular past participle of levar

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

levada

  1. feminine singular of levado

Verb[edit]

levada

  1. feminine singular past participle of levar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /leˈbada/, [leˈβ̞a.ð̞a]

Verb[edit]

levada

  1. Feminine singular past participle of levar.