rodicio

GalicianEdit

 
vertical axis rodicio, usually moved by a stream
 
water mill with a horizontal axis rodicio

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EtymologyEdit

Attested since 1434. From Vulgar Latin *roticinu, from Latin rota (wheel). Cognate of Asturian rodédanu, Portuguese rodízio and Spanish rodezno.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rodicio m (plural rodicios)

  1. water wheel (in a mill)
    • 1434, A. López Carreira (ed.), Libro de notas de Álvaro Afonso (1434), doc. 215:
      que vos día os ditos muynos apostados et reparados de moos e buxos e ferros e caanlles e rodiseos et de todaslas outras outras cousas que feseren mester
      that I shall give you these mills ready and repaired of millstones and shafts and irons and chutes and waterwheels and of all the other necessary things
    • 1474, A. López Ferreiro (ed.), Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 66:
      Iten, preçaron hun rrodisio e dous miilles de carro em noventa maravedis
      Item, they appraised a water wheel and two wheel centers of a cart in ninety maravedis
  2. cloth roller of a loom

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ReferencesEdit

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