teito

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Galician[edit]

teitos (thatched roofs)

Etymology[edit]

13th century. From Old Portuguese teito, from Latin tēctum, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)teg- (to cover with a roof). Cognate with Portuguese teto and Spanish techo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

teito m (plural teitos)

  1. ceiling (the upper part of a cavity or room)
  2. roof (the cover at the top of a building)
    • 1390, Mª Luz Méndez Fernández (ed.), Contribución ó estudio dun libro das Tenzas da Catedral de Santiago. Edición crítica e estudio dos folios 1 a 27. Santiago de Compostela: USC, page 60:
      Jtem hũa cassa ẽna rrúa da Fonte da Rreýna que sson tres cassas so hũu teyto
      Item, a house in Queen's Fountain Street, that are three houses [sic] under a roof
    Synonyms: lousado, tellado

Adjective[edit]

teito m (feminine singular teita, masculine plural teitos, feminine plural teitas)

  1. having a roof

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • teito” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • teyt” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • teito” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.