ungüento

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See also: unguento and unguentò

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese enguento (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin unguentum (ointment), from unguō (I smear with ointment), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃engʷ- (to salve, anoint).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ungüento m (plural ungüentos)

  1. ointment
    • c1409, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 131:
      Para esto ual a çebolla assada pisada con miucas da terra et con as llesmez et con manteyga rretuda desuu, todo amasado et coyto et meixudo todo ataa que se tome espeso como jngento
      for this is valid roasted onion crushed with earthworms and with slugs and melted butter, all together, mixed and cooked and stirred till it becomes thick as an ointment

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ungüento m (plural ungüentos)

  1. Superseded spelling of unguento. (used in Brazil from December 1943 until December 2008).

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin unguentum (ointment), from unguō (I smear with ointment), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃engʷ- (to salve, anoint).

Noun[edit]

ungüento m (plural ungüentos)

  1. unguent, ointment, salve