meda

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See also: Meda, međa, Mêda, méďa, and MEDA

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested in 1150, in a transitional Latin-Romance text. From Old Galician-Portuguese meda, from Latin mēta (cone).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeða̝/, (western) /ˈmɛða̝/

Noun[edit]

meda f (plural medas)

  1. conical haystack, of thatch or of not threshed grain
    • 1294, J. L. Novo Cazón, editor, El priorato santiaguista de Vilar de Donas en la Edad Media (1194-1500), A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 270:
      mandolle tomar essa meda do colmo que y se para cobrir esas casas da Meruca
      I order him to take that stack of thatch that is there for covering those houses of Meruca

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • meda” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • meda” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • meda” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • meda” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • meda” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin mēta (boundary limit), from Proto-Italic *mētā, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁- (to measure). Doublet of meta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈme.da/
  • Rhymes: -eda
  • Hyphenation: mé‧da

Noun[edit]

meda f (plural mede)

  1. (nautical) beacon

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛ.da/
  • Rhymes: -ɛda
  • Hyphenation: mè‧da

Adjective[edit]

meda f sg

  1. feminine singular of medo

Noun[edit]

meda f (plural mede)

  1. female equivalent of medo (Mede)

Anagrams[edit]

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit मेदस् (medas).

Noun[edit]

meda m

  1. fat

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

Pali Text Society (1921–1925), “meda”, in Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: me‧da

Etymology 1[edit]

Alteration of medo (fear).

Noun[edit]

meda f (uncountable)

  1. Only used in que meda

Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Latin mēta (cone, pyramid; boundary limit).

Noun[edit]

meda f (plural medas)

  1. haystack, thatch

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

meda (Cyrillic spelling меда)

  1. genitive singular of med

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Latin mēta.

Noun[edit]

meda f (plural medas)

  1. conical haystack
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

meda f (plural medas)

  1. female equivalent of medo

Adjective[edit]

meda f

  1. feminine singular of medo

Further reading[edit]