Galician edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin lautia (toiletries), collective form derived from lautus (washed), or alternatively from lutea (of clay). Cognate with Portuguese louça and Spanish loza.[1]

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlowθa̝/, (western) /ˈlowsa̝/

Noun edit

louza f (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) dishware; crockery
  2. (uncountable) china (ceramic or porcelain)
Related terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Unknown.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlowθa̝/, (western) /ˈlowsa̝/

Noun edit

louza f (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) tools for cutting brushwood
  2. (uncountable) mown grass and greens used either for litter or as fodder

References edit

  1. ^ Joan Coromines, José A. Pascual (1983–1991) “loza”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos