meiga

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin magicus (magical), from Ancient Greek μαγικός (magikós).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

meiga

  1. feminine singular of meigo

Noun[edit]

meiga f (plural meigas)

  1. a witch
    • 1746, Martín Sarmiento, Coloquio de 24 gallegos rústicos, page 144:
      eu sen ser pieira, nen pensare en sé-lo, nen meiga nen bruxa, nen cousa do demo
      I, who am not a sorceress, nor have I though of being one, nor a witch nor a hex, nor Devil's businesses
  2. a witch doctor
  3. megrim (fish)
  4. a sea slug (Aplysia punctata)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • meiga” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • meiga” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • meiga” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>



Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

meiga

  1. Misspelling of mega.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

meiga

  1. Rōmaji transcription of めいが
  2. Rōmaji transcription of メイガ

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

meiga f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective meigo.