tió de Nadal

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English[edit]

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a tió de Nadal

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Catalan tió de Nadal, from tió (log) and Nadal (Christmas).

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Noun[edit]

tió de Nadal (plural tions de Nadal)

  1. A traditional Catalan Christmas character made by decorating a short log. It is ‎“fed” with gifts each day from December 8th until Christmas, at which time it is sung to and beaten with sticks until it ‎“poops‎”.
    • 1991, Catalònia Culture, Centre Unesco de Catalunya, page 13:
      Another ritual to do with trees is the tió de Nadal, the Yule log that becomes fertile and “craps” sweets and presents;

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tió (cut off stump) and Nadal (Christmas).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /tiˌo də nəˈdal/, [t̪iˌo ðə nəˈðæɫ]
  • (Central) IPA(key): /tiˌo də nəˈdal/, [t̪iˌo ðə nəˈðɑɫ]
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /tiˌo de naˈdal/, [t̪iˌo ðe näˈðäɫ]

Noun[edit]

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tió de Nadal m (plural tions de Nadal)

  1. tió de Nadal

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Catalan tió de Nadal, from tió (cut off stump) and Nadal (Christmas).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˌtjo de naˈdal/, [ˌt̪jo ðe naˈðal]

Noun[edit]

tió de Nadal m (plural tiós de Nadal)

  1. tió de Nadal

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