marisma

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Galician[edit]

Marismas, ría de Ladrido, Ortigueira

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1300, from Old Spanish marisma, from Mozarabic, from Latin ora maritima.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

marisma f (plural marismas)

  1. (archaic) seaside
    Synonym: mariña
  2. saltwater marsh, tideland marsh; estuary
    Synonym: esteiro

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish marisma.

Noun[edit]

marisma f (plural marismas)

  1. marsh (area of low, wet land)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin maritĭma ((coast) of the sea), from mare (sea). Doublet of the borrowed marítima.

Noun[edit]

marisma f (plural marismas)

  1. saltwater marsh, tideland marsh

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