mosteiro

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Galician[edit]

Mosteiro de San Xulián de Samos / Monastery of Saint Julian, Samos, Galicia
Mosteiro de San Miguel de Eiré / Monastery of Saint Michael, Eiré, Galicia

Etymology[edit]

13th century. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese mõesteiro (monastery) (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin monistērium from Late Latin monastērium (monastery, monk's cell), from Ancient Greek μοναστήριον (monastḗrion, hermit's cell), from μόνος (mónos, alone).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mosteiro m (plural mosteiros)

  1. monastery

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Wikipedia-logo.svg Mosteiros e conventos de Galicia on the Galician Wikipedia.Wikipedia gl

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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mosteiro

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese mõesteiro (monastery), from Vulgar Latin monistērium from Late Latin monastērium (monastery, monk's cell), from Ancient Greek μοναστήριον (monastḗrion, hermit's cell), from μόνος (mónos, alone). Cognate with Galician mosteiro, English minster and French moutier (Old French moustier). Doublet of monastério.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mosteiro m (plural mosteiros)

  1. monastery (place of residence for monks)
    Synonym: monastério

Related terms[edit]