tamaño

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese tamanno (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin *tam magnus, from Latin tam (so) magnus (big). Cognate with Portuguese tamanho and Spanish tamaño.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tamaño m (feminine singular tamaña, masculine plural tamaños, feminine plural tamañas)

  1. so big
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 412:
      Et o fedor era tamaño et tã perigooso que nõ ha home que o sofrer podesse, nẽ sse alý podesse achegar, mẽtre alý aqueles corpos ardíã.
      And the stench was so big and so dangerous that there were no man that could stand it, nor that could come closer, while that bodies were burning there
    Synonym: tan grande

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

tamaño m (plural tamaños)

  1. size
    Synonym: talla

References[edit]

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *tam magnus, from Latin tam (so) magnus (big).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tamaño (feminine singular tamaña, masculine plural tamaños, feminine plural tamañas)

  1. as big or small; equivalent in size; so big/so small

Noun[edit]

tamaño m (plural tamaños)

  1. size
    Synonyms: talla, porte

Derived terms[edit]

  • de buen tamaño (good-sized)