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CatalanEdit

NounEdit

maleta f (plural maletes)

  1. suitcase

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ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish maleta (suitcase).

NounEdit

maleta

  1. suitcase

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested since 1370. From Old French malete, from male (leather bag, leather or wooden travel-case), from Frankish *malha (leather bag), from Proto-Germanic *malhō (leather bag). Compare English mail.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maleta f (plural maletas)

  1. suitcase
    • 1370,
      Et poso en suas maletas seu auer, et vesteusse moy rricament
      And she put her belongings in her suitcases, and dressed herself richly
  2. (figuratively) hunchback
  3. (figuratively) jobless and lazy person; vagrant
    Synonym: palanquín

ReferencesEdit

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

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish maleta and Portuguese maleta.

NounEdit

maleta

  1. suitcase
  2. trunk

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maleta f (plural maletas)

  1. suitcase
  2. bag
  3. briefcase (case used for carrying documents)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mala +‎ -eta.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maleta f (plural maletas)

  1. suitcase (large piece of luggage)
    Synonyms: valija, petaca
  2. (Chile, Venezuela) trunk, boot (of a car)
    Synonyms: maletero, cajuela

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish maleta (suitcase).

NounEdit

maleta

  1. suitcase; valise