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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an Old Portuguese *porcilga, related to porco (pig), possibly through a Vulgar Latin *porcicula (with metathesis and later contraction), itself possibly from a crossing of Late Latin porcīle, from Latin porcus, and cortīcula, from a diminutive of Latin cōrs, cōrtis (farmyard or enclosure), or from a root *porcīlica, from porcīle.

NounEdit

pocilga f (plural pocilgas)

  1. pigsty (shelter or enclosure where pigs are kept)
  2. (colloquial) pigsty (dirty or very untidy place)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish porcilga, related to puerco (pig), possibly through a Vulgar Latin *porcicula (with metathesis and later contraction), itself possibly from a crossing of Late Latin porcīle, from Latin porcus, and cortīcula, from a diminutive of Latin cōrs, cōrtis (farmyard or enclosure)[1], or from a root *porcīlica, from porcīle[2]. Compare Portuguese porcilga, Catalan porcigola, Occitan pourcinglo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pocilga f (plural pocilgas)

  1. pigsty (shelter or enclosure where pigs are kept)
    Synonyms: chiquero, porqueriza
  2. dump, pigsty, kip (very untidy house or room)
    Synonyms: chiquero, pocilga, gallinero

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ReferencesEdit

  • ^ https://www.scribd.com/document/220768067/Corominas-Diccionario-Etimologico
  • ^ https://dle.rae.es/?id=TTLAs5h