Galician

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Arpeo

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Etymology

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From Old French harpeau, from harper (to grab), from Proto-Germanic *harpǭ (harp).[1]

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [aɾˈpew], [aɾˈpeʊ̯]

Noun

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arpeu m (plural arpeus)

  1. (nautical) grapnel
    Synonym: risón
  2. (nautical) hook
  3. (nautical) grappling hook
    • 1433, Ángel Rodríguez González & José Armas Castro (eds.), Minutario notarial de Pontevedra (1433-1435). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 53:
      con estes aparellos seguintes, conven a saber: tres ancoras et hũu arpeo de ferro con seus eixos et hũa gindaresa de fio de canavo
      with the following gear, that is: three anchors and one grappling hook of iron, with their windlasses, and a hawser made of hemp
    Synonym: grampín

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References

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  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “arpeo”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • arpeu” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • arpeu” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • arpeo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Joan Coromines, José A. Pascual (1983–1991) “arpa”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos