pernil

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aragonese pernil, from perna +‎ -il.

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Noun[edit]

pernil m (plural pernils)

  1. ham of pork

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since 1707. From perna (leg) +‎ -il.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pernil m (plural pernis)

  1. ham (meat from the thigh of quadrupeds)
    • 1707, Salvador Francisco Roel, Entremés ao real e feliz parto da nosa raíña:
      Afonso:
      Pond'a messa, Cathaliña.
      Christobo:
      Sacad'essa bota, Irena.
      Alberte:
      Sacà, Marta, esse pernil.
      Cathaliña:
      Homes tende pouca pressa,
      que para todo ay bagar.
      Afonso:
      "Set the table, Cathaliña."
      Christobo:
      "Bring out that wineskin, Irena."
      Alberte:
      "Bring out, Marta, that ham."
      Cathaliña:
      "Men, be in little hurry,
      there is a time for everything."
    Synonyms: xamón, lacón

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin perna (leg).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /peʁˈniw/, [peɦˈniʊ̯]
    • IPA(key): (São Paulo) /peɾˈniw/, [peɾˈniʊ̯]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /peʁˈniw/, [peʁˈniʊ̯]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /pɨɾˈnil/, [pɨɾˈniɫ]

  • Hyphenation: per‧nil
  • Rhymes: -il, -iw

Noun[edit]

pernil m (plural pernis)

  1. meat from the thigh of quadrupeds

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin perna (leg) with the suffix -il indicating parts of the body.

Noun[edit]

pernil m (plural perniles)

  1. ham leg of pork
    Synonym: nalgada
  2. (Chile) knuckle of pork
  3. (Venezuela) dish made out of ham leg

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