GalicianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese *terron: terra (earth) +‎ -ón. Cognate with Portuguese torrão and Spanish terrón.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

terrón m (plural terróns)

  1. clod, divot, clump of earth
    Synonyms: baloco, leiba
  2. clump, lump (of any other substance)
    Synonym: pela

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ReferencesEdit

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

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Augmentative. From tierra (earth, dirt) +‎ -ón.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

terrón m (plural terrones)

  1. clod, clump of earth
  2. clump, lump (of any other substance)

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