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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin formīca.

NounEdit

formiga f (plural formigues)

  1. ant

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?] (compare Occitan formiga), from Latin formīca (compare French fourmi, Spanish hormiga), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *morwi-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

formiga f (plural formigues)

  1. ant

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese formiga (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin formīca.

NounEdit

formiga f (plural formigas)

  1. ant
    • 1958, Xosé Luis Méndez Ferrín, Percival e outras historias:
      Unha formiguiña senlleira e angueirosa, bulindo por antre a herbaxe ollóu, sen facer bruído ningún, como xacía Rasgulkje impotente
      A solitary and hard-working little ant, cruising by the grasses, saw, making no sound, how Rasgulkje laid helpless

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

LeoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

formiga f (plural formigas)

  1. ant

ReferencesEdit


OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin formīca.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

formiga f (plural formigas)

  1. ant

PortugueseEdit

 
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formiga

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese formiga, from Latin formīca, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *morwi- (ant).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

formiga f (plural formigas)

  1. ant

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:formiga.

DescendantsEdit

  • Kabuverdianu: furminga, forminga
  • Papiamentu: fruminga, vruminga

VerbEdit

formiga

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

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:formigar.


VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

See formìga.

NounEdit

formiga f (plural formighe)

  1. ant