See also: lena, Lena, lēnā, lēna, and Léňa

GalicianEdit

 
Leña

EtymologyEdit

13th century. From Old Portuguese lenna (firewood), from Latin ligna, plural of lignum (log).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

leña f (plural uncountable)

  1. firewood (pieces gathered to make fire)
    • 1555, Hernán Núñez, Refranes o proverbios en Romance:
      A quem Deus quer bem, o vento lle apaña a leña
      the wind collects the firewood of the ones well loved by God

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ReferencesEdit

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

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ligna, plural of lignum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈleɲa/, [ˈle.ɲa]

NounEdit

leña f (plural leñas)

  1. firewood, wood (pieces of wood gathered to burn as fuel)
  2. kindling

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