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NounEdit

galego

  1. Galician (language)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of galego (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative galego
genitive galegon
partitive galegoa
illative galegoon
singular plural
nominative galego
accusative nom. galego
gen. galegon
genitive galegon
partitive galegoa
inessive galegossa
elative galegosta
illative galegoon
adessive galegolla
ablative galegolta
allative galegolle
essive galegona
translative galegoksi
instructive
abessive galegotta
comitative

SynonymsEdit


GalicianEdit

 
Galegos: Galician pipe band Dambara at Lorient, 2012
 
Galegos: Galician dance group As beiras do Ulla, Lorient, 2012

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician/Old Portuguese galego, from Latin Gallaecus (a Galician), from older Callaecus (a person of a local tribe from NW Iberia), from a local substrate language; either from Proto-Celtic *kallī- (wood) or from a descendant of Proto-Indo-European *kl̥H-ní-s (hill), from Proto-Indo-European *kelH-, and a relational suffix *-aecus of Lusitanian or Hispano-Celtic origin.[1]

The geographical name Gallaecia itself was derived from the ethnonym Gallaecus.

PronunciationEdit

  • (standard) IPA(key): /ɡaˈleɣʊ/
  • (dialectal) IPA(key): /χaˈleχʊ/, /ħaˈleħʊ/

AdjectiveEdit

galego m (feminine singular galega, masculine plural galegos, feminine plural galegas)

  1. Galician (pertaining to Galicia or the Galician language)
    • 1390, José Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Os Miragres de Santiago. Madrid: CSIC, page 19:
      «Osana fili[o] Dauidi», que quer dizer en lingoajen galego: señor faysnos saluos
      «Osana fili[o] Dauidi», which means, translated into Galician language: señor faysnos salvos [Lord, save us]

NounEdit

galego m (feminine galega, masculine plural galegos, feminine plural galegas)

  1. a person from Galicia, or a person with Galician ancestry
  2. (uncountable) Galician language

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Moralejo, Juan J. (2008). Callaica nomina: estudios de onomástica gallega. A Coruña: Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza, pages 113–148. →ISBN.

Further readingEdit


PortugueseEdit

 
Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese galego, from Latin Gallaecus, from Gallaecia.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

galego m (feminine singular galega, masculine plural galegos, feminine plural galegas, not comparable)

  1. Galician (pertaining to Galicia, Spain or the Galician language)

NounEdit

galego m (plural galegos, feminine galega, feminine plural galegas)

  1. Galician person
  2. (uncountable) Galician language
  3. (Brazil, slang) a European immigrant to Brazil, more specifically, a Portuguese immigrant
    • Jeffrey Lesser, Immigration, Ethnicity, and National Identity in Brazil, 1808 to the Present p. 108,
    • p. 89 referring to Dicionario de Gria, Sao Paulo: Editora Preludio, 1974, p. 62