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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

13th century. From Latin magicus (magical), from Ancient Greek μαγικός (magikós).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

meiga

  1. feminine singular of meigo

NounEdit

meiga f (plural meigas)

  1. a witch
    • 1746, Martín Sarmiento, Coloquio de 24 gallegos rústicos, page 144:
      eu sen ser pieira, nen pensare en sé-lo, nen meiga nen bruxa, nen cousa do demo
      I, who am not a sorceress, nor have I though of being one, nor a witch nor a hex, nor Devil's businesses
  2. a witch doctor
  3. megrim (fish)
  4. a sea slug (Aplysia punctata)
  5. (arcaich) fake, [[trick]

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • meiga” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • meiga” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • meiga” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.



IcelandicEdit

VerbEdit

meiga

  1. Misspelling of mega.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

meiga

  1. Rōmaji transcription of めいが
  2. Rōmaji transcription of メイガ

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

meiga

  1. Feminine singular of adjective meigo.