Reconstruction:Old Portuguese/cirurgião

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This Old Portuguese entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Old PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Vulgar Latin derivative (cf. *chirurgianus) of Latin chīrurgia (surgery), from chīrurgus (surgeon), from Ancient Greek χειρουργία (kheirourgía), from χείρ (kheír, hand) + ἔργον (érgon, work).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡siɾuɾd͡ʒiˈão/

NounEdit

*cirurgião m (plural *cirurgiães)

  1. chirurgeon, doctor, surgeon

DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: cirurxián
  • Portuguese: cirurgião