becerro

GalicianEdit

 
Becerro or xato

EtymologyEdit

Debated. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese bezerro (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Medieval Latin becerrus, ultimately perhaps from a substrate language and related to, or from, Latin ibex. Cognate with Portuguese bezerro and Spanish becerro.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /beˈθero̝/, (western) /beˈsero̝/

NounEdit

becerro m (plural becerros, feminine becerra, feminine plural becerras)

  1. calf (young cow or bull)
    Synonyms: cuxo, pucho, xato, xuvenco, vitela
  2. calfskin

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • bezerro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • bezerro/a” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • becerro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • becerro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • becerro” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991), “becerro”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish bezerro (calf), of uncertain ultimate origin, possibly from Basque or Iberian *ibicirru.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /beˈθero/, [beˈθe.ro]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /beˈsero/, [beˈse.ro]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ero

NounEdit

becerro m (plural becerros)

  1. calf, young cow, bull calf
    Synonyms: (heifer) becerra, ternera, ternero
  2. calfskin

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Oluta Popoluca: pise̱ru
  • San Miguel el Grande Mixtec: chelu
  • Southeastern Tepehuan: bheseer
  • Tagalog: bisiro
  • Tetelcingo Nahuatl: pesiero
  • Yosondúa Mixtec: chelu

See alsoEdit

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