trompa

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trompa f (plural trompes)

  1. French horn
  2. trunk (of animal)
  3. (anatomy) tube
  4. (architecture) squinch
  5. trompe

French[edit]

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trompa

  1. third-person singular past historic of tromper

Galician[edit]

A Spanish drawing of a trompa

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese tronpa (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria). Onomatopoeic or alternatively from a Germanic language. Compare English trumpet and drum

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trompa f (plural trompas)

  1. (music) horn, trump, trumpet
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 561:
      Et começou o torneo a creçer tãto, et a seer o acapelamento tã grande, et a uolta et os braados et os alaridos et os sõos dos cornos et das tronpas tã grandes et tã esquiuos que ome nõ se podía oýr
      And the tournament began to grow so much, and the carnage was so large, and the din and the shouts and the yells and the sound of the horns and of the trumpets so big and harsh that a man couldn't heard himself
  2. (music) jaw harp, Jew's harp
    Synonym: berimbau
  3. trunk (of an elephant)
  4. (anatomy) tube (especially the Fallopian tube)
  5. (humorous) nose
    Synonyms: nafro, napia
  6. (figurative) drunkenness
    Synonym: borracheira
  7. spinning top
    Synonym: buxaina

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References[edit]

  • trompa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • tronpa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • trompa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • trompa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • trompa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Icelandic[edit]

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trompa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative trompaði, supine trompað)

  1. (card games) to trump, to play a trump card

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Noun[edit]

trompa

  1. indefinite genitive plural of tromp

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

trompa f (plural trompas)

  1. (music instrument) horn (any of several types of musical wind instruments)

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Frankish *trumpa.

Noun[edit]

trompa f (plural trompas)

  1. snout (long, projecting nose, mouth and jaw of a beast)
  2. trunk (of an elephant)
  3. (music) horn
  4. proboscis
  5. (anatomy) tube (especially the Fallopian tube)
    trompa de Falopio
    Fallopian tube
  6. booze-up; drinking sesh

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Etymology 2[edit]

From a vesre form of patrón.

Noun[edit]

trompa m (plural trompas)

  1. (vesre) boss, protector