CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Vulgar Latin *ovicla, from Latin ovicula, diminutive of ovis (sheep), from Proto-Italic *owis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis. Compare Occitan oelha, Spanish oveja, Portuguese ovelha, French ouaille.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ovella f (plural ovelles)

  1. sheep

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

ovella

  1. Adessive singular form of ovi.

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GalicianEdit

 
Ovella

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese ovella, from Vulgar Latin *ovicla, from Latin ovicula, diminutive of ovis (sheep), from Proto-Italic *owis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis. Compare Spanish oveja, Portuguese ovelha, French ouaille.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ovella f (plural ovellas)

  1. sheep

Derived termsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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