See also: arana, aranã, and arañá

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arānea. Compar roña.

NounEdit

araña f (plural arañes)

  1. spider

GalicianEdit

 
Araña

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese aranna (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin arānea. Probably a doublet of raña.

Cognate with Portuguese aranha and Spanish araña.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

araña f (plural arañas)

  1. spider
    • 1348, J. Méndez Pérez & al. (eds.), El monasterio de San Salvador de Chantada, Santiago de Compostela: I. Padre Sarmiento, page 327:
      a vida deste mundo non he mays que a tea da aranna que tanto que a tange alguna coussa, logo he quebrantada
      the life in this world is but the web of the spider, that breaks as soon as something touches it
  2. (figuratively) a slow worker

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish araña and Portuguese aranha and Kabuverdianu aranha .

NounEdit

araña

  1. spider

SpanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin arānea (compare French araignée, Catalan aranya, Portuguese aranha), from arāneus (spider). Probably a doublet of roña.

NounEdit

araña f (plural arañas)

  1. spider
    Hypernym: arácnido
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

araña

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of arañar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of arañar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of arañar.

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