pombo

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Galician[edit]

Pombo or torcaza

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese *poombo, from Latin palumbus, from Proto-Indo-European *pal-wo (dark-colored, gray).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pombo m (plural pombos)

  1. wood pigeon
    Synonym: torcaza

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese *poombo, from Latin palumbus, from Proto-Indo-European *pal-wo (dark-colored, gray).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pombo m (plural pombos, feminine pomba, feminine plural pombas)

  1. pigeon, dove

Related terms[edit]