merenda

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See also: Merenda and merendá

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese merenda, from Latin merenda. Cognate with Portuguese merenda, Spanish merienda, Italian merenda.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

merenda f (plural merendas)

  1. nuncheon; late afternoon snack
  2. a light meal or snack had in between main meals
  3. picnic

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin merenda (light evening meal). Compare Galician and Portuguese merenda, Spanish merienda.

Noun[edit]

merenda f (plural merende)

  1. snack (usually an afternoon snack)
    Synonym: spuntino
  2. tea, break
  3. picnic
    Synonym: picnic

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mereō (earn, deserve).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

merenda f (genitive merendae); first declension

  1. collation, light evening meal
  2. a taste

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative merenda merendae
Genitive merendae merendārum
Dative merendae merendīs
Accusative merendam merendās
Ablative merendā merendīs
Vocative merenda merendae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • merenda in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • merenda in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • merenda in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • merenda in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • merenda in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese merenda, from Latin merenda (light evening meal).

Noun[edit]

merenda f (plural merendas)

  1. a meal eaten by students in school
  2. dunch (small meal between lunch and dinner)
    Synonym: lanche