pexa

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Galician[edit]

A wild horse in the mountains of Galicia, illegally fettered with a péga or pexa
Idem

Etymology[edit]

From an older *peja, from Vulgar Latin *pedea, from Latin pedem (foot). Cognate with Portuguese peia.

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Noun[edit]

pexa f (plural pexas)

  1. fetter (an object used to bind a person or animal – often by its legs)
    Synonyms: péga, traba
  2. (figuratively) impediment, fetter (anything that restricts or restrains)
    Synonyms: péga, traba

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References[edit]

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

Icelandic[edit]

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Verb[edit]

pexa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative pexaði, supine pexað)

  1. (intransitive, with preposition við) to quarrel, to squabble

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

pexa

  1. nominative feminine singular of pexus
  2. nominative neuter plural of pexus
  3. accusative neuter plural of pexus
  4. vocative feminine singular of pexus
  5. vocative neuter plural of pexus

Participle[edit]

pexā

  1. ablative feminine singular of pexus

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