rixo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese rrijo, rigio (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin rigidus (rigid). Cognate with Portuguese rijo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rixo m (feminine singular rixa, masculine plural rixos, feminine plural rixas)

  1. rigid, stiff
    Synonyms: irto, ríxido
  2. tough, strong
    Synonym: forte

Noun[edit]

rixo m (plural rixos)

  1. firmness, vitality, strength, resolution
    Synonyms: azo, forza

References[edit]

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

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin oryza, from Ancient Greek ὄρυζα (óruza). Compare Italian riso

Noun[edit]

rixo m (plural rixi)

  1. rice

Derived terms[edit]