cardume

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese *cardume (not attested before 16th century), from carda (card for textiles) +‎ -ume, a collective suffix.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cardume m (plural cardumes)

  1. school (a group of fish)
    Synonyms: banco, manda

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991), “cardumen”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Carda +‎ -ume.

NounEdit

cardume m (plural cardumes)

  1. school (a group of fish)

DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: cardume
  • Portuguese: cardume
  • Spanish: cardumen

PortugueseEdit

 
cardume

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese cardume.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cardume m (plural cardumes)

  1. (collective) school (a group of fish)

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

cardume m (plural cardumes)

  1. school, shoal (group of fish)
    Synonym: bandada

Further readingEdit