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AsturianEdit

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

14th century. Probably a half learned word, from Latin vinculum.[1] Doublet of vinco and vínculo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brinco m (plural brincos)

  1. earring
    • 1458, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 330:
      Costança de Monterrey deu querella que lle tomaran o dito mudo et o castellaao hun brinco de prata da orella, en este dia, en Sesnande
      Constance of Monterrei reported that the aforementioned mute and the Castilian took a silver earring from her ear, in this day, in Sesnande
  2. nose ring (for pigs)
  3. jump, leap, hop

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

brinco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of brincar

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

 
brinco

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vinculum (bond, link).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brinco m (plural brincos)

  1. (jewellery) earring
  2. (figuratively) something very beautiful and clean
    A casa está um brinco.(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  3. frolic, fun, merriment
    Synonyms: brincadeira, diversão, divertimento

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

brinco

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of brincar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vinculum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brinco m (plural brincos)

  1. jump, hop

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

brinco

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of brincar.