See also: Merlo and merlò

GalicianEdit

 
Merlo

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin merŭlum, from Latin merula.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

merlo m (plural merlos)

  1. blackbird
    Synonyms: merla, merliño

ReferencesEdit

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

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Late Latin merŭlum, from Latin merula.

NounEdit

merlo m (plural merli, feminine merla)

  1. merlon
  2. blackbird
  3. (slang) pushover or weakling
  4. (slang) sucker, patsy, or dupe; a chump
Derived termsEdit
Further readingEdit
  • merlo1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin merulus (battlement). Probably cognate with French merlon, English merlon, Spanish merlón.

NounEdit

merlo m (plural merli)

  1. battlement
Derived termsEdit
Further readingEdit
  • merlo3 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

merlo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of merlare

LadinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin merŭlum, from Latin merula.

NounEdit

merlo

  1. blackbird

SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin merŭlum, from Latin merula.

NounEdit

merlo m (plural merlos)

  1. blackbird
  2. brown wrasse (fish)
    Synonym: budión