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EtymologyEdit

From lloar +‎ -ança.

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NounEdit

lloança f (plural lloances)

  1. praise (commendation; favorable representation in words)
    • 2016 September 27, Lídia Cordero, “Paz Padilla encén Twitter amb un comentari racista”, in El Periódico[1] (in Catalan):
      I quan li van aclarir que no, que Nairobi és la capital de Kenya, Padilla va voler excusar el lapsus i es va llançar a cantar lloances sobre els negres en general i 'su mushasha' en concret.
      And when they explained to her that no, Nairobi is the capital of Kenya, Padilla wanted to excuse the slip-up and started to sing praises about black people in general and "her mushasha" in particular.
    Synonym: alabança

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