CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Aragonese pernil, from perna +‎ -il.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pernil m (plural pernils)

  1. ham of pork

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested since 1707. From perna (leg) +‎ -il.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pernil m (plural pernis)

  1. ham (meat from the thigh of quadrupeds)
    • 1707, Salvador Francisco Roel, Entremés ao real e feliz parto da nosa raíña:
      Afonso:
      Pond'a messa, Cathaliña.
      Christobo:
      Sacad'essa bota, Irena.
      Alberte:
      Sacà, Marta, esse pernil.
      Cathaliña:
      Homes tende pouca pressa,
      que para todo ay bagar.
      Afonso:
      "Set the table, Cathaliña."
      Christobo:
      "Bring out that wineskin, Irena."
      Alberte:
      "Bring out, Marta, that ham."
      Cathaliña:
      "Men, be in little hurry,
      there is a time for everything."
    Synonyms: xamón, lacón

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin perna (leg).

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -il, (Brazil) -iw
  • Hyphenation: per‧nil

NounEdit

pernil m (plural pernis)

  1. meat from the thigh of quadrupeds

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin perna (leg) with the suffix -il indicating parts of the body.

NounEdit

pernil m (plural perniles)

  1. ham leg of pork
    Synonym: nalgada
  2. (Chile) knuckle of pork
  3. (Venezuela) dish made out of ham leg

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