pértega

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Latin pertica (pole).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeɾte̝ɣa̝/, /ˈpɛɾte̝ɣa̝/

Noun[edit]

pértega f (plural pértegas)

  1. pole (used in the sport of pole vaulting)
  2. mobile part of the flail (tool used for threshing)
  3. flail (tool used for threshing)
  4. outer pieces of the bed of a traditional Galician cart
  5. shaft, batten
    • 1418, Ángel Rodríguez González (ed.), Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 117:
      por duas cargas de pertegas dous moravedis
      for two loads of battens, two coins
  6. twig
    • 1300, R. Martínez López (ed.), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV. Oviedo: Publicacións de Archivum, page 90:
      começarõ afazer casas de madeyros mal labrados et tortos, quaes lles acaesçiam, et atados cõ vyncallos de caruallo torçidas et cõ outras pertegas, que nõ sabiam elles ajnda mays desta arte nẽ de carpentaria pera aquelo
      then they began to build wooden houses with badly carved crooked logs, as they found them, tied with straps made of twisted twigs of oak, and with other twigs, because they didn't knew enough of that art or of carpentry for doing that
    • 1390, José Luís Pensado Tomé (ed.), Os Miragres de Santiago. Madrid: C.S.I.C., page 4:
      et tragia ẽno pescoço hũa pertega de caruallo entorta
      and he was wearing a twisted twig of oak around his neck

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References[edit]

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