regato

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Galician[edit]

Regato

Etymology[edit]

Rego (stream) +‎ -ato, a diminituve suffix.

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Noun[edit]

regato m (plural regatos)

  1. A little stream of water, a brook.
    • 1861, Rosalia de Castro, Cantares Gallegos:
      Adios rios, adios fontes,
      Adios regatos pequenos,
      Adios vista dos meus ollos
      Non sei cando nos veremos.
      Farewell, rivers; farewell, fountains;
      Farewell, little brooks;
      Farewell, sight of my eyes
      I don't know when we'll meet again
    Synonyms: arroio, regueiro

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

regato

  1. first-person singular present indicative of regatare

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rigatus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

regato m (plural regatos)

  1. brook; stream; creek
    Synonyms: riacho, córrego

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

regato m (plural regatos)

  1. brook; stream
  2. (small) pool (of water)
  3. irrigation ditch