reloj

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Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

reloj

  1. plural of relo

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Dalmatian from Koine Greek ὡρολόγιον (hōrológion).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rèlōj m (Cyrillic spelling рѐло̄ј)

  1. (regional, Chakavian, Croatia) clock, watch (instrument used to measure or keep track of time)
    Synonym: sȃt
    • 1908, Zbornik za narodni život i običaje južnih slavena, page 210:
      Trevi ga jedan gospodin pa mu reče: „Ajde ti sa mnom!” I odoše u jednu krčmu. Izvadi taj gospodin reloj pa gleda […]
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    • 1921, Milan Begović, Dunja u kovčegu:
      Šta, gledaš moje ruke? Sve su pocrnjele — trijebili smo mlade orahe. Ali kad sazriju ti ćeš mi već napraviti grontulju! Danas sam ti opet bolestan — najeli smo se oskoruša. Daj mi forint — danas je Rožarica. Kupit ću harmoniku i reloj. I Krste ima reloj. A Jozo harmoniku.
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    • 1997, Zadarska smotra, volume 46 [= Domaća Rič 4], page 390:
      Zvono je ocarinjeno i tri puta na dan opominjalo da se izmoli Zdravomarija. Ono zvonjenje za podne bijaše kao seoski reloj, jer su domaćice hrlile da ne zakasnu s ručkom.
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Catalan relotge (1362) (Modern Catalan rellotge), from the older orollotge, from Latin hōrologium, from Ancient Greek ὡρολόγιον (hōrológion).[1] The current form of the word may partly be a back-formation of relojes, plural of obsolete reloje, which better conforms with the Catalan source and would explain the final j, which is rare in Spanish.[2][3] Cognate with Old Portuguese relojo, Portuguese relógio, French horloge, Italian orologio and Romanian orologiu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /reˈlox/, [reˈlox]
  • IPA(key): /reˈloɡ/, [reˈloɣ̞]

Noun[edit]

reloj m (plural relojes)

  1. clock
    Synonym: (Isleño) pandil
  2. watch, wristwatch
    Synonyms: reloj de pulsera, (colloquial) peluco

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Portuguese: relógio
  • Tagalog: relo

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gómez de Silva, Guido (1988) Breve diccionario etimológico de la lengua española (in Spanish), Mexico: Fondo de Cultura Económica, →ISBN
  2. ^ Coromines, Joan (1961) Breve diccionario etimológico de la lengua castellana [Brief etymological dictionary of the Spanish language] (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN
  3. ^ Musa, Héctor Eduardo (2006) Cómo mira y ve el argentino[1] (in Spanish), Buenos Aires, Argentina: Editorial Dunken, →ISBN