subela

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese [Term?] (compare Portuguese sovela), from Vulgar Latin *sūbella, diminutive form of Latin sūbula (shoemaker's awl).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

subela f (plural subelas)

  1. awl
  2. (figuratively) nosy

References[edit]

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