colchón

AsturianEdit

NounEdit

colchón m (plural colchones)

  1. mattress

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested since 1457. From colcha +‎ -ón, from Old French colche. Compare Portuguese colchão and Spanish colchón.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

colchón m (plural colchóns)

  1. mattress
    • 1484, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. 2 vols. Vigo: Galaxia, page 127:
      Iten, mando mays á dita Contança Gonçales, miña muller, a quarta parte da adega dos Vrancos, por quanto eu e ela conpramos a metade da dita adega a Meen Suares Galinato, e mándolle mays a cuba en que teño o viño branco e mays outras duas cubas que son dentro ena dita adega aa maao esquerda, vasyas, que teñen cada una doze moyos de lagar, e mays lle mando una cama de roupa con quatro cabeçaás e un colchón e un almadraque e con suas sabaas e media duzia d'almofadas e con hua manta de picote, e se ouver em casa un par de colchas, que aja ela una delas.
      Item, I devise said Constanza González, my wife, a fourth of the wine cellar of Os Brancos, since we both bought a half of it from Men Suarez Galiñato; and I also bequeath a cask in which I have the white wine, and also two other casks that are inside that wine cellar, on the left, empty, each one having twelve modii; and also bequeath to her a clothed bed with four pillows and a mattress and a mat, and with its sheets and half a dozen cushions and a blanket of coarse linen, and if there is in the house a pair of quilts, she should have one of them

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ReferencesEdit

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

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From colcha +‎ -ón. Cognate with Portuguese colchão.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kolˈt͡ʃon/, [kolʲˈt͡ʃõn]

NounEdit

colchón m (plural colchones)

  1. mattress (pad on which a person can recline and sleep)
  2. buffer, cushion, padding (something acting as a cushion, especially to absorb a shock or impact)
  3. (figuratively) nest egg

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DescendantsEdit

  • Cebuano: kutson
  • Tagalog: kutson

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