tecer

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese tecer, from Latin texere, present active infinitive of texō. Cognate with Portuguese tecer and Spanish tejer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /teˈθeɾ/, (western) /teˈseɾ/

Verb[edit]

tecer (first-person singular present tezo, first-person singular preterite tecín, past participle tecido)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to weave
    • 1390, Mª Luz Méndez Fernández (ed.), Contribución ó estudio dun libro das Tenzas da Catedral de Santiago. Santiago de Compostela: USC, page 49:
      dúas cassas ẽna villa da Cruña, ẽna rrúa da Corredoyra onde tecen as cordas
      two houses in the town of A Coruña, in the Corredoira street, where they weave the ropes
    Synonym: tear
  2. (transitive) to interweave, to weave together
  3. (figuratively) to devise, to scheme, to plot
    Synonyms: tramar, urdir
  4. (figuratively) to rock, to swing

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References[edit]

  • tecer” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • tece” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • tecer” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • tecer” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • tecer” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin texere, present active infinitive of texō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tecer (first-person singular present indicative teço, past participle tecido)

  1. (transitive) to weave; to spin
  2. (transitive, figuratively) to devise
  3. (transitive, figuratively) to scheme, to plot

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