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NounEdit

balcón m (plural balcones)

  1. balcony

GalicianEdit

 
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a 16th century balcón

EtymologyEdit

Probably borrowed from Italian balcone, although it is already attested in local documents since the mid of the 14th century; from Proto-Germanic *balkô (beam), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰelǵ- (beam, plank). Cognate with Portuguese balcão, Spanish balcón, French balcon, English balcony.

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NounEdit

balcón m (plural balcóns)

  1. balcony
    • 1347, Clara Rodríguez Núñez (ed.), "Santa María de Belvís, un convento mendicante femenino en la Baja Edad Media (1305-1400)", in Estudios Mindonienses, 5, page 425:
      que façan et ergan en maneyra que non entargem o viso das feestras do balcon da outra mina casa que esta a so nesta
      that they do and erect so as they don't obstruct the view of the windows of the balcony of my other house which is near this one
  2. parapet

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ReferencesEdit

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



SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian balcone, ultimately of Germanic origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /balˈkon/, [balˈkõn]

NounEdit

balcón m (plural balcones)

  1. balcony

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