See also: Cabana and cabaña

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish cabaña. Doublet of cabin.

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NounEdit

cabana (plural cabanas)

  1. A cabin or hut for relaxing.
  2. (Canada, US) A shelter on a beach or at a swimming pool.
    • 1968, Joan Didion, “On Keeping a Notebook”, in Slouching Towards Bethlehem:
      “So what's new in the whiskey business?” one of the fat men finally says by way of welcome, and the blonde stands up, arches one foot and dips it into the pool, looking all the while at the cabana where Baby Pignatari is talking on the telephone.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cabana f (plural cabanes)

  1. Alternative form of cabanya (hut)

GalicianEdit

 
A cabana, Ourol, northern Galicia
 
Next to a house, and used as a barn

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin capanna, attested by Isidore of Seville, and well documented in local Medieval charters at least since the 10th century. Probably from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia. Cognate of English cabin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cabana f (plural cabanas)

  1. cabin, hut, shack; barn
    • c. 1300, R. Martínez López (ed.), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV. Oviedo: Archivum, page 88:
      pensarõ que mellores moradas poderiam aver que as que aviam, et buscarõ mays sobre esto, et tomarõ madeyros que arrymarõ aas pẽnas et aas grandes aruores et cobriã aqueles madeyros dos rramos das aruores et das eruas, et fezerõ logo desto moradas pequenas asy cõmo cabanas ou choças enque morassem.
      they though that they could get better dwellings than that that they had, so they searched about this, and they took logs that they supported against boulders and against large trees, and they covered them with branches and grasses, and so they made of these some minor dwellings, such as cabins or huts, where they can live
    Synonyms: alboio, alpendre, cabanel, pendello

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ReferencesEdit

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



OccitanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Late Latin capanna.

NounEdit

cabana f (plural cabanas)

  1. (Gascony, Languedoc, Provençal) cabin, hut

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ca‧ba‧na
  • Rhymes: -ɐ̃na

NounEdit

cabana f (plural cabanas)

  1. cabin, hut, shack