See also: espigá

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin spīca (spike).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

espiga f (plural espigues)

  1. spike (ear of grain)

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin spīca (spike).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

espiga f (plural espigues)

  1. spike (ear of grain)

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese espiga (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin spīca (spike).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

espiga f (plural espigas)

  1. spike (ear of grain)
  2. part of the axis that protrudes past the wheel
    Synonym: espigo

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan espiga, from Latin spīca.

NounEdit

espiga f (plural espigas)

  1. (Languedoc) spike (ear of grain)

Old PortugueseEdit

 
espigas de triigo

EtymologyEdit

From Latin spīca (spike), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *spheh₁y- (sharp, sharp stick).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

espiga f (plural espigas)

  1. (botany) spike (ear of grain)

DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: espiga
  • Portuguese: espiga

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese espiga, from Latin spīca (spike), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *spheh₁y- (sharp, sharp stick). Cognate with Galician espiga, Spanish espiga, Catalan espiga, Occitan espic, French épi, Italian spiga and Romanian spic.

 
espigas de trigo

NounEdit

espiga f (plural espigas)

  1. (botany) spike (ear of grain)
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

espiga

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of espigar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of espigar

Further readingEdit

  • espiga” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

 
espiga

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish espiga, from Latin spīca.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /esˈpiɡa/, [esˈpiɣa]
  • Hyphenation: es‧pi‧ga

NounEdit

espiga f (plural espigas)

  1. (botany) spike (ear of grain)
  2. dowel

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit