mainel

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French *meienel, from Vulgar Latin *medianellus, from Latin mediānus (middle, central). Cognate of French meneau.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mainel m (plural maineis)

  1. (architecture) mullion
  2. (architecture) transom window
  3. (architecture) small vent

References[edit]

  • mainel” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • mainel” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • mainel” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.



Portuguese[edit]

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mainel (2)

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mainel, from Latin manualis (suitable to be hand-held).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mainel m (plural mainéis)

  1. handrail
  2. (architecture) mullion

Synonyms[edit]