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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpozo/
  • Hyphenation: po‧zo
  • Rhymes: -ozo

NounEdit

pozo (accusative singular pozon, plural pozoj, accusative plural pozojn)

  1. a pose (for painting, photo)

Related termsEdit

  • pozi (to pose)

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese poço (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin puteus. Cognate with Portuguese poço and Spanish pozo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpoθo̝/, (western) /ˈposo̝/
  • (file)

NounEdit

pozo m (plural pozos)

  1. well (hole in the ground as a source of water)
    • 1395, Miguel González Garcés (ed.), Historia de La Coruña. Edad Media. A Coruña: Caixa Galicia, page 557:
      Outrosy mandamos que o dicto Martin Bezerra et sua moller nen sua voz nen outro algun non posan fazer poço nen sacar agoa nen fazer algibe nen çistrenna nen otra cousa semellante para teer agoa por maneyra de bastimento dentro en a dicta casa noua nen arredor dela trijnta couedos.
      Also, we command that neither the aforementioned Martin Becerra, nor his wife, nor their successors, nor anyone, could make a well, or extract water, or make a reservoir, or a cistern, or any other such thing for having water as an utility inside the mentioned new house, nor arround it for thirty cubits
  2. a deep pool in the course of a river
  3. small reservoir or pool
    Synonyms: piago, poza

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ReferencesEdit

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

SpanishEdit

 
Un pozo

EtymologyEdit

From Latin puteus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *paw- (to strike). Compare English pit.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pozo m (plural pozos)

  1. well; hole in the ground as a source of water or other fluids

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