troita

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See also: troiță

Galician[edit]

troita

Etymology[edit]

Attested since the 14th century. From Late Latin tructa, of uncertain origin, possibly from Ancient Greek τρώκτης (trṓktēs). Cognate with Portuguese truta, Spanish trucha.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (standard) /ˈtɾojta̝/, /ˈtɾujta̝/, /ˈtɾuta̝/, /ˈtɾutja̝/

Noun[edit]

troita f (plural troitas)

  1. trout (Salmo trutta)
    • 1399, Miguel González Garcés (ed.), Historia de La Coruña. Edad Media. A Coruña: Caixa Galicia, page 582:
      ajan por cada hun cinquenta maravedis para viño e para troyta
      they should have fifty coins for each one, for wine and trouts

Noun[edit]

troita m (plural troitas)

  1. (figuratively, dated) rogue

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • troyta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • troyt” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • troita” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • troita” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • troita” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.