carvallo

SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Galician carballo. Further etymology unknown; possibly from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /kaɾˈbaʝo/, [kaɾˈβ̞a.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /kaɾˈbaʎo/, [kaɾˈβ̞a.ʎo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /kaɾˈbaʃo/, [kaɾˈβ̞a.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /kaɾˈbaʒo/, [kaɾˈβ̞a.ʒo]

NounEdit

carvallo m (plural carvallos)

  1. (Spain) oak
    Synonym: roble
  2. (Spain) Portuguese oak (Quercus faginea)
    Synonyms: quejigo, rebollo

Further readingEdit