varón

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See also: varon and váron

Galician

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese varon, baron (13th century), from Latin barōnem (man). Doublet of barón.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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varón m (plural varóns)

  1. man (adult male human)
    • 13th century, Antonio López Ferreiro (ed.), Fueros municipales de Santiago y de su tierra. Madrid: Ediciones Castilla, p. 699:
      aquel pecado escumungado que fazen os barones unos con outros
      that excommunicated sin that men do with one another
    • c. 1295, Ramón Lorenzo, editor, La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla, Ourense: I.E.O.P.F, page 814:
      ca esta (he) muy boa et nobre rreyna dona Berĩguela co[m] tamana aguça gardou sempre este fillo et llj meteu no curaçõ feyto de obras de piedade de ome barõ, mãçebo et nino, et todo linagẽ de omes -esto he barõ et moller-
      because this very noble and excellent queen, Lady Berenguela, with great care protected her son and put in his heart acts of piety of adult man, young man and boy, and of all the lineage of men -that is, man and woman-
    Synonym: home

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Further reading

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  • Joan Coromines, José A. Pascual (1983–1991) “barón”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos
  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “baron”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “baron”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • varon” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • varón” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • varón” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • baron" in Gallaeciae Monumenta Historica

Spanish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Spanish varon, baron, from Latin barōnem. Doublet of barón.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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varón m (plural varones)

  1. person of male sex
    Synonyms: hombre, macho
    Coordinate term: hembra
    un estudiante varóna male student
    • 1882, José Zorrilla, chapter IX, in La leyenda del Cid:
      Y es: que entonces un varón
      poderoso, desterrado
      por su Rey, se iba a otro Estado
      a servir a otra nación.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

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