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EtymologyEdit

From older ameeyro, from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia *ameno- ("alder") +‎ -eiro which forms tree names (compare the related terms Amial from Amenalem and Amedo from Amenetum); from Proto-Indo-European.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

amieiro m (plural amieiros)

  1. black alder tree (Alnus glutinosa)
    Synonyms: abeneiro, ameneiro

Usage notesEdit

Abeneiro or ameneiro is the usual name of the black alder in northwestern Galicia, while amieiro is the usual name in the south and the east.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ameeyr” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • amieyr” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • amieiro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  1. ^ Bascuas, Edelmiro (2002). Estudios de hidronimia paleoeuropea gallega. Santiago de Compostela: Universidade, Servicio de Publicacións e Intercambio Científico. p. 257-259. →ISBN.

PortugueseEdit

 
Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese *amẽeiro, from Vulgar Latin *amoenarium.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐ.ˈmjɐj.ɾu/, /ɐ.ˈmjej.ɾu/
  • Hyphenation: a‧mi‧ei‧ro

NounEdit

amieiro m (plural amieiros)

  1. alder (any tree or shrub of the genus Alnus)