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EtymologyEdit

Probably from Gothic *𐍃𐍀𐌹𐍄𐌿𐍃 (*spitus),[1] from Proto-Germanic *spitō (rod); alternatively from a Gothic or Suevic form derived from Proto-Germanic *speutą (spear).[2] Prefixed with a descendant of Proto-Germanic *ga-, which formed collective names.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡasˈpeto̝/, /ɡaθˈpeto̝/

NounEdit

gaspeto m (plural gaspetos)

  1. a board with hangers
  2. stump

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. espeto.
  2. ^ Rivas Quintas, Eligio (2015). Dicionario etimolóxico da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Tórculo. →ISBN, s.v. espeto.