noite

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese noite, from Latin noctem, accusative singular of nox, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts. Cognate with Portuguese noite and Spanish noche.

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Noun[edit]

noite f (plural noites)

  1. night; period of dark, when the sun is below the horizon.
    Antonym: día

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References[edit]

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

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin noctem, accusative singular of nox, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts. Cognate with Old Spanish noche and Mozarabic nojte.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

noite f

  1. night

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Descendants[edit]

  • Fala: noiti
  • Galician: noite
  • Mirandese: nuite
  • Portuguese: noite

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese noite, from Latin noctem, accusative singular of nox, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts.

Cognate with Galician noite, Spanish noche, Catalan nit, Occitan nuèit, French nuit, Italian notte and Romanian noapte.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

noite f (plural noites)

  1. night (period between sunset and sunrise)
    • 1915, Alberto Caeiro (Fernando Pessoa), “É noite”:
      É noite. A noite é muito escura. Numa casa a uma grande distancia. Brilha a luz d'uma janella.
      It's night. The night is very dark. In a house a great distance away. The light from a window shines.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:noite.

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