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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

13th century, from Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from an Iberian Vulgar Latin fraga, plural of fragum, from fragōsus (rough), from fragor, from frangō (break, shatter).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fraga f (plural fragas)

 
Fragas do Eume natural park
  1. an isolated forest with deciduous trees, herbs, mosses, lichens and a diverse fauna[1]
    • 1948, Revista de Guimarães, volumes 58–60, page 303:
      Iba sempre a cabalo, pois tiña que andar máis de catro légoas por fragas, devesas e caborcos.
      He always rode a horse, as he had to travel over four leagues through isolated forests, sparse woods and gullies.
  2. rock, outcrop

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • fraga” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • fraga” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • fraga” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • fraga” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • fraga” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ [1]”, Portal das Palabras.

LatinEdit

NounEdit

frāga

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of frāgum

ReferencesEdit

  • fraga in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fraga in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fraga in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • fraga in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Old English fræġn.

NounEdit

frāga f

  1. question

DescendantsEdit

  • German: Frage

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Old English fræġn.

NounEdit

frāga f

  1. question

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese fraga (compare Galician fraga), from Iberian Vulgar Latin fraga, plural of fragum (compare also Catalan and Occitan frau), from fragōsus (rough), from fragor, from frangō (break, shatter); cf. also fragilis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fraga f (plural fragas)

  1. cliff