livián

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese livião (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin *leviānus, from Latin levis. Cognate with Spanish liviano and Portuguese livão.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

livián m (plural liviáns)

  1. (usually in the plural, of animals) lights, lungs
    Synonyms: boche, bofe, pulmón

Adjective[edit]

livián m (feminine singular liviá, masculine plural liviáns, feminine plural liviás)

  1. light
    Synonym: lixeiro

References[edit]

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