testo

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See also: testó, testò, těsto, and тесто

Galician[edit]

Testos were used in the past as external waterproofing

Etymology 1[edit]

13th century. From testa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

testo m (plural testos)

  1. (archaic) skull
    • 1350, Kelvin M. Parker (ed.), Historia Troyana. Santiago: Instituto "Padre Sarmiento", page 137:
      dou lle hũ tal colpe [per] çima do elmo que a espada entrou ata o testo da cabeça
      He hit so hard over the helm that the sword entered till the pot [skull] of the head
  2. lid
    • 1409, José Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Rufus, Jordanus: Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 141:
      amasa todo en huun et cozeo en ola noua ben cuberta de huun testo, que non posa ende sayr bafo nen fumo
      knead everything together and cook it in a new pot, well covered by a lid, so that steam or smoke don't come out
    Synonyms: tampa, tello
  3. flowerpot
  4. lower valve of a shell
    Synonym: galés

Etymology 2[edit]

15th century. From Vulgar Latin *tensitus, from Latin tensus.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

testo m (feminine singular testa, masculine plural testos, feminine plural testas)

  1. (archaic) hard; stiff; tight
    • 1409, José Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Rufus, Jordanus: Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 67:
      ual moito que o que cauallga o Cauallo a trote ou a gallope mandandoo duun lugar para outro, traga na maão a rredeẽa testa
      to this end it is very helpfull that the one riding the horse, either trotting or galloping from one place to another, to hold in his hand the rein tight
  2. thick, dense
    • 1409, José Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Rufus, Jordanus: Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 57:
      E se o Cauallo na sua Naçença, et adeante he avondado de leite et deruas suas carnes seram mais testas et mais fortes toda uya et seu corpo et seus nenbros mais grandes.
      And if the horse, when born and later, is supplied with plenty of milk and of grass, his meat will be even thicker and stronger, and his body and limbs larger
    Synonyms: denso, espeso, mesto
  3. (informal, dated) good; great
    • 1807, anonymous, Primeiro diálogo dos esterqueiros, in Ramón Mariño Paz (ed.), Papés d'emprenta condenada. A escrita galega entre 1797 e 1846:
      ¡pro o viño eravos testo! tiñavos tan bo olido que resucitaba os mortos, e un sabor que gorentaba
      But the wine it was great, pals! It had such a scent that it raised the dead, and a taste that was more than delectable
    • 1813, anonymous, Conversación entre los compadres Bértolo y Mingote:
      Testos días meu compadre: ¿e vós tamén pola vila?
      Good day, crony: So? Are you also around town?

References[edit]

  • testo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • testo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • testo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • testo” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • testo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Gerardo Pérez Barcala (2013). A tradución galega do "Liber de medicina equorum" de Giordano Ruffo. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 221, note 54. →ISBN.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

testo m (plural testi)

  1. text
  2. (literature) work
  3. textbook
  4. wording
  5. (music) lyrics (the words of a song)
    Synonym: parole
  6. (cooking) baking tray
  7. (uncountable, printing, dated) A large size of type, standardized as 16 point.

Verb[edit]

testo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of testare

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

testō

  1. dative singular of testum
  2. ablative singular of testum

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin testum.

Noun[edit]

testo m (plural testos)

  1. a pot lid (ê)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

testo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of testar (é)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *těsto.

Noun[edit]

tȇsto n (Cyrillic spelling те̑сто)

  1. dough

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *těsto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

testó n (genitive testá, uncountable)

  1. dough

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

testo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of testar.