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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A medieval borrowing of Old Occitan lenguatge, from Vulgar Latin *linguāticum, from Classical Latin lingua. Cognate of Portuguese linguagem.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

linguaxe f (plural linguaxes)

  1. a language
    • 1390, José Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Os Miragres de Santiago. Madrid: CSIC, page 19:
      «Osana fili[o] Dauidi», que quer dizer en lingoajen galego: señor faysnos saluos
      «Osana fili[o] Dauidi», which means, translated into Galician language: señor faysnos salvos [Lord, save us]

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ReferencesEdit

  • lenguage” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • linguaxe” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.