GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese candea, from Latin candēla. Doublet of candil.

Cognate with Portuguese candeia and Spanish candela.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

candea f (plural candeas)

  1. candle
    Synonym: estadal
  2. catkin
    Synonym: amento
  3. tassel (of corn)
  4. icicle
    Synonyms: carambelo, carambo, caramelo

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin candēla. Cognate with Old Spanish candela.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

candea f

  1. candle, votive candle

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: candea
  • Portuguese: candeia (see there for further descendants)