GalicianEdit

 
Coios

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EtymologyEdit

From a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia, perhaps from Proto-Celtic *krowdi- (crude, rude, raw > hard, severe); compare Irish crua.[1][2] From Proto-Indo-European *krewh₂-. Alternatively, from the same origin of con, via a medieval form *cõo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

coio m (plural coios)

  1. pebble
  2. stone

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991) , “croyo”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN
  2. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 226-227