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VerbEdit

gruta

  1. third-person singular past historic of gruter

GalicianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Attested in 1401 as a place name ("rua da Grota"). Perhaps borrowed from Italian grutta (Sicilian or old Neapolitan), from Vulgar Latin *grupta or *crupta, from Latin crypta.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gruta f (plural grutas)

  1. grotto, cave
  2. hole or landslide caused by a flood

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ReferencesEdit

  • grota” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • grota” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • gruta” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • gruta” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. gruta.

PortugueseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian grutta (Sicilian or old Neapolitan dialect), from Vulgar Latin *grupta or *crupta, from Latin crypta.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gruta f (plural grutas)

  1. grotto (small cave)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian (Sicilian or old Neapolitan dialect) grutta, from Vulgar Latin *grupta or *crupta, from Latin crypta.

NounEdit

gruta f (plural grutas)

  1. grotto, (small) cave

Related termsEdit