poxa

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

14th century (poja). Back-formation from poxar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

poxa f (plural poxas)

  1. auction
    • 1394, A. Cabana Outeiro (ed.), O Tombo H da catedral de Santiago. Documentos anteriores a 1397. Valga: Concello de Valga, page 97:
      que ficase a dita teença ẽna poja em que a tijña o dito meestrescolla e que a desem a quen máis por ella dese.
      that this possession should remain on the same auction that the schoolmaster has put it, and that it should be granted to the one that gives more for it
    Synonym: almoeda
  2. an instance of outbidding
  3. bid
  4. tip
  5. (in the plural) sow tits
  6. chaff

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Interjection[edit]

poxa

  1. Alternative form of puxa