rollo

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See also: Rollo and rollò

Galician[edit]

Execution of Saint Sebastian, tied to a rollo

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rotulus, through Vulgar Latin *rotlu.[1] Doublet of rótulo and rolo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rollo m (plural rollos)

  1. trunk
  2. pebble
    Synonyms: callao, croio, pelouro
  3. (historical) pillory (post used as a means of punishment and humiliation)
  4. (historical) scaffold (platform for public executions)
    • 1417, Rodríguez González, Ángel (ed. ) (1992): Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 59:
      por quanto enna tal çidade como esta non avia lugar perteeçente en que se exsecutase a justiça, que acordara de mandar faser enno lugar que disen Monteooris hũu rollo segundo que estava ennas outras çidades do regno
      since in a city such as this there was no place dedicated to the execution of justice he ordered to build, in the place called Monteourís, a scaffold after the ones that were in the other cities of the kingdom
    Synonyms: cadafalso, patíbulo

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References[edit]

  • rollo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • rollo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • rollo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. rueda.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

rollo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of rollare

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rotulus, through a Vulgar Latin *rotlu > *rollu. Doublet of rótulo. Cognate with English roll and role.

Noun[edit]

rollo m (plural rollos)

  1. roll
  2. coil
  3. reel
  4. affair
  5. boring talk
  6. nonsense, tosh
  7. fuck, shag
  8. fuckbuddy

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