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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese linna (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin līnea. Compare Portuguese linha.

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NounEdit

liña f (plural liñas)

  1. line
    • c1300, R. Martínez López (ed.), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV. Oviedo: Publicacións de Archivum, page 141:
      et mãtéér nos ẽna bõa lyña, ca o máo costume pouco a pouco vay [vijndo] et se aprende se sse logo nõ castiga, et despois he moy máo de leyxar
      and to keep us in the good line, because the bad habit comes little by little and it is learned if it is not punished right away, and later it is very hard to leave
    Synonym: alínea
  2. fishing line
    Synonyms: sedela, tanza
  3. twine, cord; thread for sewing
    • 1348, A. López Ferreiro (ed.), Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 152:
      huas contas huun calçadonyo et trage hua pedrelina preta que trage figura d'angeo engastoada en prata por sinal que andan en liña branqua et andan y cubellas de prata et moytos esterliins por sinal que andan y pedra cristal rredonda moy crara.
      some bead; a chalcedony; and brings a black stone that brings the figure of an angel set in silver, as a sign, that are in a white cord; and there are some silver cups and many sterlings as a signal, and there is a round crystal stone, very clear
    • 1435, M. González Garcés (ed.), Historia de La Coruña. Edad Media. A Coruña: Caixa Galicia, page 618:
      fize escrivir en estes cinco prigos e medio de papel escritos a o ancho con este en que bai meu sinal e bai cosido un prigo con outro con fio de liña branca e escrito entre vn prego e outro en as espaldas meu nome e por ende fize aqui meu nome e siné.
      I order to write in this five sheets and a half of paper, written across, with this on which is my sign; and each sheet is sewn with the rest with thread of white line, and written in the back of each one of the sheets my name, and finally I made here my name and signed
    • 1438, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 126:
      o par de çapatos de vaca nobos et sobre solados et tacoados e ben coseytos e de boas solas e peças e boa liña e boo coiro
      the pair of new cow shoes, with over sole, tacked, well sewn, with good soles and pieces and good thread and good leather
    Synonyms: baraza, cordel, fío
  4. line, lineage
    • 1345, A. Fernández Salgado (ed.), A documentación medieval de San Bieito do Campo. Tese de licenciatura (inédita) presentada na Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, page 22:
      mando que fiquen estes herdamentos ao meu parente máys chegado de sangre que veña en liña dereita que ueña de linagẽe de meu padre e meu
      I order that these properties are left to my closest blood relative, belonging to the straight line from the lineage of my father and mine
    Synonym: liñaxe

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ReferencesEdit

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

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish, inherited from Latin līnea. Later readopted in its learned form línea.

NounEdit

liña f (plural liñas)

  1. (archaic) line

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