See also: Meda, međa, Mêda, méďa, and MEDA

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested in 1150, in a transitional Latin-Romance text. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese meda, from Latin mēta (cone).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeða̝/, (western) /ˈmɛða̝/

NounEdit

meda f (plural medas)

  1. conical haystack, of thatch or of not threshed grain
    • 1294, J. L. Novo Cazón (ed.), El priorato santiaguista de Vilar de Donas en la Edad Media (1194-1500). A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 270:
      mandolle tomar essa meda do colmo que y se para cobrir esas casas da Meruca
      I order him to take that stack of thatch that is there for covering those houses of Meruca

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin mēta (boundary limit), from Proto-Italic *mētā, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁- (to measure). Doublet of meta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈme.da/, [ˈmeːd̪ä]
  • Rhymes: -eda
  • Hyphenation: mé‧da

NounEdit

meda f (plural mede)

  1. (nautical) beacon

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛ.da/, [ˈmɛːd̪ä]
  • Rhymes: -ɛda
  • Hyphenation: mè‧da

AdjectiveEdit

meda

  1. Feminine singular of adjective medo.

NounEdit

meda f (plural mede)

  1. feminine equivalent of medo (Mede)

AnagramsEdit


PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pre-Sanskrit मेदस् (medas)

NounEdit

meda m

  1. fat

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

meda in Pali Text Society (1921–1925), Pali-English Dictionary, London: Chipstead. (licensed under CC-BY-NC)


PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alteration of medo (fear).

NounEdit

meda f (uncountable)

  1. Only used in que meda

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin mēta (meta).

NounEdit

meda f (plural medas)

  1. haystack

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

meda (Cyrillic spelling меда)

  1. genitive singular of med

WestrobothnianEdit

NounEdit

meda m (definite singular medan)

  1. superstition

Alternative formsEdit

Derived termsEdit