saín

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See also: sain, säin, and sain-

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French (compare French saindoux), from Vulgar Latin *saginum, from Latin sagīna (fatness).[1]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

saín m (plural saíns)

  1. fish oil, which was used for lighting
  2. lard; rendered lard
    Synonym: pingo

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

saín

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of saír

References[edit]

  • sayn” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • saín” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • saín” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • saín” 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. saín.