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Laverca

EtymologyEdit

From Suevic *lāwerka, or from Gothic *𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍅𐌴𐍂𐌺𐍉 (*laiwērkō), from Proto-Germanic *laiwarikǭ.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

laverca f (plural lavercas)

  1. lark (bird)
    Synonyms: calandra, cotovía
  2. busybody (nosy person)
    Synonyms: lercha, lerchán
  3. chickenpox

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. laverca.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Suevic *lāwerka, or from Gothic *𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍅𐌴𐍂𐌺𐍉 (*laiwērkō), from Proto-Germanic *laiwarikǭ.

NounEdit

laverca f (plural lavercas)

  1. skylark (Alauda arvensis, a passerine)
    Synonyms: cotovia, calandra, calhandra