rodela

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See also: Rodela

Galician[edit]

Woman dancing and wearing a rodela, rolla or mulido in between her head and the basket

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin rotella (little wheel). Cognate with Portuguese rodela and Spanish rodilla.

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Noun[edit]

rodela f (plural rodelas)

  1. wheel or crown made of cloth or straw which is used as a cushion in between the head and a load
    Synonyms: corriza, mulida, rolla
  2. a cushion used to protect the head and neck of oxen when joked
    Synonyms: corriza, mulida, rolla
  3. a similarly formed wheel of straw used as weight on top of a haystack, or as a cushion for placing objects on an irregular surface
  4. rag
  5. milk beater
  6. kneecap

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References[edit]

  • rodela” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • rodela” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • rodela” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • rodela” 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, from Late Latin rotella, diminutive of Latin rota (wheel). Compare Spanish rodilla.

Noun[edit]

rodela f (plural rodelas)

  1. a round piece of food, such as a slice of banana or sausage
  2. (informal) kneecap (bone of the knee)
  3. (historical) a type of round infantry shield
  4. (Brazil, colloquial) nonsense; malarkey

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rodela f (plural rodelas)

  1. round shield