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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Re- +‎ canto (extreme)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

recanto m (plural recantos)

  1. nook; corner; hidden or secluded spot
    A meniña xogaba ás agachadas en cada recanto da casa.
    The little girl was playing hide and seek in every nook of the house.
    Synonyms: curruncho, recuncho
  2. twist, turn, bend, elbow (notable curve of a river or road)

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Re- +‎ canto

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

recanto m (plural recantos)

  1. nook, den (quiet, comfortable place)