GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese terço (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin tertius (third). Cognate with Portuguese terço and Spanish tercio.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈteɾθo̝/, (western) /ˈteɾso̝/

NounEdit

terzo m (plural terzos)

  1. third (one of three equal parts of a whole)
  2. (historical, military) tercio (a type of military formation used in the early modern age)

NumeralEdit

terzo m (feminine singular terza, masculine plural terzos, feminine plural terzas)

  1. third (which is one third (1/3) of something)
    • 1292, M. Lucas Alvarez & P. P. Lucas Domínguez (ed.), San Pedro de Ramirás. Un monasterio femenino en la Edad Media. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Publicacións de Caixa Galici, page 439:
      e dian destes herdamentos sobredictos cada ano terza parte de todo froyto
      and they shall give of these properties each year a third of the production
    • 1460, J. A. Souto Cabo (ed.), Crónica de Santa María de Íria. Santiago: Ediciós do Castro, page 96:
      vierõ en concordia en tal gujsa que os pobres galegos ouvesen a terça parte da terra, en que viuessen; et os godos et suebos as duas partes et o señorio.
      they came to a concord so that the poor Galicians would have a third of the land for living, and the Goths and the Sueves the two parts and the lordship
    Synonym: terceiro

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ReferencesEdit

  • terço” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • terz” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • terç” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • terzo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • terzo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

ItalianEdit

Italian ordinal numbers
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    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : terzo

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tertius.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛr.t͡so/, [ˈt̪ɛr̺.t̪͡s̪o]
  • Hyphenation: tèr‧zo

AdjectiveEdit

terzo (feminine singular terza, masculine plural terzi, feminine plural terze)

  1. third
  2. uninvolved, neutral, third-party

NounEdit

terzo m (plural terzi, feminine terza)

  1. third (the one in third position)

terzo m (plural terzi)

  1. third (fraction)
  2. (in the plural) others (other people)

See alsoEdit


LadinEdit

NounEdit

terzo m (plural terzi)

  1. third

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