mércores

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician or Old Portuguese mercores (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin Mercuriī diēs, variant of diēs Mercuriī (day of Mercury).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mércores m (plural mércores)

  1. Wednesday
    • c1300, R. Martínez López (ed.), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV, page 94:
      Os outros dias da semana teuerom et téém et am os antigóós [nomes] quelles os [gentijs] poserõ das planetas: o lues da lũa, o martes de Mars, o mercoles de Mercurio, o joues de Jupyter, o vernes de Venus
      the other days of the week had and have the old names which the pagans gave to them, from the planets: Monday of the Moon, Tuesday of Mars, Wednesday of Mercury, Thursday of Jupiter, Friday of Venus
    Synonyms: corta feira, cuarta feira

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References[edit]

  • mercores” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • merco” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • mércores” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • mércores” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • mércores” 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 Mercuriī diēs, variant of diēs Mercuriī (day of Mercury).

Noun[edit]

mércores m

  1. (Galicia) Wednesday

Synonyms[edit]

  1. (Portugal) quarta feira

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