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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician / Old Portuguese, from Old French gaiole, from Medieval Latin gabiola, for Vulgar Latin *caveola, a diminutive of Latin cavea (cavity, coop, cage). Doublet of xaula, borrowed again from Middle French.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gaiola f (plural gaiolas)

  1. cage
    Synonym: xaula

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NeapolitanEdit

NounEdit

gaiola f (please add the plural)

  1. birdcage

PortugueseEdit

 
gaiola

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese, from Medieval Latin gabiola, for Vulgar Latin *caveola, a diminutive of Latin cavea (cavity, coop, cage). Cognate to Spanish gayola. Compare jaula, a doublet borrowed through French.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gaiola f (plural gaiolas)

  1. cage
  2. birdcage

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