orella

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin oricla, from Latin auricula.

Noun[edit]

orella ?

  1. (anatomy) ear

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Vulgar Latin oricla, from Latin auricula.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

orella f (plural orelles)

  1. (anatomy) ear

Related terms[edit]


Galician[edit]

A commercial sign, Santiago de Compostela
Orellas

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

13th century. From Old Portuguese orella, from Vulgar Latin oricla, from Latin auricula.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

orella f (plural orellas)

  1. (anatomy) ear
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 540:
      todo esto me entra per hũa orella et me sal perla outra
      all this comes to me by one ear and out the other
  2. Galician sweet fritters typically consumed during Shrovetide
  3. mouldboard

References[edit]

  • orella” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • orella” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • orella” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.