rapaz

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin rapāx, rapācem (who robs, plunders).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rapaz m (plural rapazos)

  1. boy

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese rapaz (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), borrowed from Latin rapāx, rapācem (who robs, plunders).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (standard) /raˈpaθ/, /raˈpas/

Adjective[edit]

rapaz m, f (plural rapaces)

  1. rapacious
  2. of prey (birds)

Noun[edit]

rapaz f (plural rapaces)

  1. bird of prey
    Synonym: ave rapaz

Etymology 2[edit]

Debated. Probably from the same etymon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (standard) /raˈpaθ/, /raˈpas/

Noun[edit]

rapaz m (plural rapaces, feminine rapaza, feminine plural rapazas)

  1. (archaic, derogatory) lackey
  2. young man, lad, youngster
  3. boy; adolescent
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. Introducción e texto. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 440:
      da outra parte en dereyto estaua hũ rrapaz pequeno [...] tijña ẽna mão hũa pelota pequena, et asynaua pera a deytar á agia, et ela fogía et voaua ata que a pelota passaua per ela
      in the other side, on the right, there was a young boy [...] who held in his hand a small ball, and he was making signals to throw it to the eagle, and the eagle fled and flew until the ball passed by
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • rapaz” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • rapaz” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • rapaz” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • rapaz” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • rapaz” 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 rapaz, borrowed from Latin rapāx, rapācem (who robs, plunders), from rapio (I grab). [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rapaz m (plural rapazes)

  1. boy
  2. young man, lad, youngster

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin rapāx, rapācem (who robs, plunders).

Adjective[edit]

rapaz (plural rapaces)

  1. rapacious
  2. of prey (birds)

Noun[edit]

rapaz f (plural rapaces)

  1. bird of prey

Synonyms[edit]

rapaz m (plural rapaces, feminine rapaza, feminine plural rapazas)

  1. (dated or humorous) lad; kiddo

Related terms[edit]

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