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A Galician oleiro from Niñodaguia

EtymologyEdit

Ola (pot) +‎ -eiro, or possibly from Late Latin ollārius, from Latin ōlla.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oleiro m (plural oleiros, feminine oleira, feminine plural oleiras)

  1. potter; pot seller
    • 1433, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 97:
      Iten, ordenaron mays sobre rason das ollas que tragan os oleiros a vender a çidade a qual ordenança feseron en esta maneira: que qual quer ome de fora, oleyro, que trouxese ollas a vender a esta çidade, que as vendese por sy meesmo, ata seyda de mynsa grande, e que esteue con elas as vender por sy meesmo ata que o relogo dese des oras, e que regateyra nenhua que llas nos mercase ata las dez oras, su a pena que está ordenada por lo conçello, et pasente as ditas dez oras, que os olleyros e omees de fora que posan vender as ditas ollas á engrós a quaes quer pesonas que llas quiseren mercar, et as regateyras da dita çidade que llas posan mercar des las des oras endiante sen pena algua
      Item, they ordered about the pots that potters bring to this city for selling, and this ordinance was made this way: that any foreigner, a potter, who brings pots for selling to this city, that they can sell them by themselves till exit of the main mass, and that they should stay with them till the clock strikes ten, and that no reseller could buy them till ten o´clock under the penalty set by the Council; and after ten o'clock that potters and foreigners can sell the aforementioned pots to anyone who would buy them, and that local resellers could buy these pots from them after ten o´clock without any penalty
  2. (in the plural, dated) place with tumuli or barrows

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese ola + -eiro, or possibly from or Late Latin ollārius[1], from Latin ōlla.

NounEdit

oleiro m (plural oleiros, feminine oleira, feminine plural oleiras)

  1. potter

SynonymsEdit

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