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GalicianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese galinna, galỹa (hen) (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin gallīna (hen), from gallus (rooster). Cognate with Portuguese galinha and Spanish gallina.

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NounEdit

galiña f (plural galiñas)

  1. hen
    Synonym: pita

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ReferencesEdit

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

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese galinha and Spanish gallina and Kabuverdianu galinha.

The Portuguese word comes from Latin gallina.

NounEdit

galiña

  1. hen
  2. chicken
  3. girl