regazo

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Galician[edit]

A Galician traditional kitchen oven

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese regaço (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), a back formation from regaçar (Modern Galician arregazar). Compare Portuguese regaço and Spanish regazo.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /reˈɣaθo̝/, (western) /reˈɣaso̝/

Noun[edit]

regazo m (plural regazos)

  1. lap
    Synonym: colo
  2. projecting ledge before the door of a wood oven
    Synonym: regazal

References[edit]

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin recaptiō (I rechase, repel). Compare English recatch, recapture, rechase, and recaption.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

regazo m (plural regazos)

  1. lap (the upper legs of a seated person)

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