moeda

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See also: Moeda, mõeda, and möda

Galician[edit]

Moeda (Roman dupondio minted at Lugo, Galicia, circa 20 BCE)
Rúa da Moeda Vella ("Old Mint Street"), Santiago de Compostela

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese mõeda (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin monēta. Cognate with Portuguese moeda and Spanish moneda.

Noun[edit]

moeda f (plural moedas)

  1. coin
  2. coinage
    • 1287, E. Duro Peña (ed.), "El monasterio de San Salvador de Sobrado de Trives", Archivos Leoneses, 21, 49, page 72:
      dardes cada ano abbadesa do sobredito moesteyro un jantar neste guisa sosu[dita dar]desnos dous carneyros boos e tres cabritos e V galinnas e pan de centeo que auonde a nosa conpana e V teegas de çeuada por teega [dereita e] se for en inuerno dardesnos para este jantar un porco boo que ualea un mr. de boa moeda e tres cabritos e V galinnas
      you'll give this monastery's abbess a dinner each year in this way: two good rams and three kids and five hens and rye bread enough for our retinue and 5 bushels of barley, correctly measured; and if it happens to be winter you'll give us for this dinner a good pig, valued in three maravedis of good coinage, and three kids and five hens
  3. currency
  4. mint
    Synonym: casa da moeda

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References[edit]

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

Old Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

moeda f

  1. Alternative form of mõeda

Portuguese[edit]

moedas

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese moeda, mõeda, from Latin monēta (money, coinage, mint), from Moneta (a surname of Juno, in whose temple at Rome money was coined; literally, adviser), from monere (to warn, advise).

Cognate with Galician moeda, Spanish moneda, Catalan moneda, Occitan moneda, French monnaie, Italian moneta and English money.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

moeda f (plural moedas)

  1. coin
    Ele achou uma moeda romana.
    He found a Roman coin.
  2. currency
    O escudo português era a moeda de Portugal antes da introdução do euro.
    The Portuguese Escudo was the currency of Portugal prior to the introduction of the Euro.

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