xenro

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese genrro (son-in-law) (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin gener, generum (son-in-law), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵm̥ros, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵem-. Cognate with Portuguese genro, Spanish yerno.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɛŋɾo̝/, /ˈʃeŋɾo̝/

Noun[edit]

xenro m (plural xenros, feminine nora, feminine plural noras)

  1. son-in-law

References[edit]

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