miolo

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

miolo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of miolar

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

14th century. From Old Portuguese meolo, from Vulgar Latin *medullum, from Latin medulla (marrow). Compare Spanish meollo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /miˈolo̝/, /miˈɔlo̝/

Noun[edit]

miolo m (plural miolos)

  1. crumb, soft part (of bread etc)
    Synonyms: miga, rafa
  2. marrow
    Synonyms: medula, miolo dos ósos
  3. core or kernel (usually soft)
    Synonyms: cerna, núcleo (usually hard)
  4. (colloquial, in the plural) brain
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 692:
      Et despois que o uirõ ajuso, lançárõlle grandes pedras, en tal guisa que lle poserõ os ollos fora et os meolos da cabeça
      And after they saw him there under, they throw large boulders at him, so that his eyes and brain came out of his head
    Synonym: cerebro
  5. (figuratively) judgement, reason

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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



Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese meolo, from Vulgar Latin *medullum, from Latin medulla (marrow). Compare Spanish meollo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

miolo m (plural miolos)

  1. crumb; soft part (of bread etc)
  2. marrow
  3. (botany) core; kernel (of a fruit)
  4. (colloquial, in the plural) brain
  5. (figuratively) judgement, reason

Synonyms[edit]