See also: Arro, arro, and arrò

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Attested as arroo and arroio in medieval documents (15th century); probably from a substrate language.

Possibly compare arroyo (creek, etc.) and its etymology.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arró m (plural arrós)

  1. headland; hedge or strip of land between two adjacent farm plots, which is usually left fallow.
    Synonyms: beira, colado, cómaro

ReferencesEdit

  • arroo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • arroo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • arró” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • arró” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • arró” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.