See also: escamá

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin squāma (scale).

NounEdit

escama f (plural escames)

  1. scale (of a fish)

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin squāma. Doublet of esquama.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

escama f (plural escames)

  1. scale (of an animal or insect)
    Synonym: escata
  2. (botany) scale
    Synonym: esquama

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese (the derived form escamar is already attested in the Cantigas de Santa Maria, 13th century), from Latin squāma (scale).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

escama m (plural escamas)

  1. scale (of a fish or reptile)
  2. peritoneum
    Synonyms: teaz, touca

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • escama” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • escama” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • escama” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • escama” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • escama” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin squāmam, accusative of squāma.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

escama f (plural escamas)

  1. scale (of a fish or reptile)
    • c. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario, 56v.
      […] ca alli a una laguna q́ ſe tiene có la. en q́ a unos peces tamannos como un palmo. ¬ no an eſcama níguna.
      […] for in that place there is a pool in which there are large fish, the size of a handspan, and they have no scales whatsoever.

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: escama

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -ɐmɐ, (Brazil) -ɐ̃mɐ
  • Hyphenation: es‧ca‧ma

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese escama, from Latin squāma (scale).

NounEdit

escama f (plural escamas)

  1. scale (keratin pieces covering the skin of certain animals)
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

escama

  1. inflection of escamar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /esˈkama/, [esˈka.ma]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Spanish escama, from Latin squāma. Cognate with English squama and squame.

NounEdit

escama f (plural escamas)

  1. scale (of a fish or reptile)
  2. flake (of dead skin)
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

escama

  1. inflection of escamar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further readingEdit