See also: Abella

Aragonese

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin apicula.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /aˈbeʎa/
  • Rhymes: -eʎa
  • Syllabification: a‧be‧lla

Noun

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abella f (plural abellas, diminutive abelleta)

  1. bee

References

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  • abeja”, in Aragonario, diccionario castellano–aragonés (in Spanish)

Catalan

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin apicula.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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abella f (plural abelles)

  1. bee
  2. swallowtail sea perch (Anthias anthias)
    Synonyms: cabut, forcadella

Derived terms

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Further reading

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Fala

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese abella, from Latin apicula.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /aˈbeʎa/
  • Rhymes: -eʎa
  • Syllabification: a‧be‧lla

Noun

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abella f (plural abellas)

  1. (Lagarteiru, Valverdeñu) bee, wasp
    Synonym: avespa

References

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  • Valeš, Miroslav (2021) Diccionariu de A Fala: lagarteiru, mañegu, valverdeñu (web)[1], 2nd edition, Minde, Portugal: CIDLeS, published 2022, →ISBN

Galician

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Abella

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese abella, from Latin apicula. First attested in the 13th century.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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abella f (plural abellas)

  1. bee

Derived terms

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References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “abella”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “abella”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • abella” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • abella” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • abella” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Old Galician-Portuguese

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin apicula. Found in the Cantigas de Santa Maria.

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Noun

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abella f (plural abellas)

  1. bee (flying insect)

Descendants

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  • Fala: abella
  • Galician: abella
  • Portuguese: abelha