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EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old Portuguese tesouro, from Latin thēsaurus (treasure; hoard), from Ancient Greek θησαυρός (thēsaurós, storehouse; treasure).

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tesouro m (plural tesouros)

  1. treasure (collection of valuable things)
  2. treasury
    • 1371, A. López Ferreiro (ed.), Fueros municipales de Santiago y de su tierra. Madrid: Ediciones Castilla, page 434:
      Demays lançaron lámeas trauesas grandes de ferro enna porta do dito thesouro con clauos que passauan da outra parte, en tal maneyra, que os enssarraron enno dito thesouro; et en todo aquel dia non les leixaron dar nen auer pan, nen vino, nen outra vianda nihua
      And also they nailed large crossed iron plates on that treasury's door, with nails that pierced through the door, so that they were shut up in the mentioned treasury; and throughout that day they didn't let them have bread, nor wine, nor any other viand whatsoever
    • 1375, Antonio López Ferreiro (ed.), Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 385:
      It. enna mia hucha que se no Tesouro I cinta de prata de pano de seda verde et outra cinta ancha de prata gornida de prata en coyro de lobo.
      Item: in my chest which in inside the treasury, a silver ribbon made of green silk cloth, and another ribbon embroidered in silver made of wolf's hide
  3. hoard
  4. treasure (anything greatly valued)
  5. (government, often capitalized) Treasury (department responsible for management of public revenue)
    • 1346, Emilio Duro Peña (ed. ), El Monasterio de S. Pedro de Rocas y su colección documental. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 189:
      nos daredes [...] dous mrs de dineiros brancos cada anno por día de Sam Johan Bautista ao tesouro
      you'll give [...] [the value of] two maravedis in white coins each year, the day of Saint John Baptist, to the treasury [of our monastery]

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  • tesouro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • tesouro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • tesouro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese tesouro, from Latin thēsaurus (treasure; hoard), from Ancient Greek θησαυρός (thēsaurós, storehouse; treasure).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tesouro m (plural tesouros)

  1. treasure (collection of valuable things)
  2. (government) Treasury (department responsible for management of public revenue)
  3. treasure (any single thing that one values greatly)
  4. treasure (a term of endearment)
    Vamos tesouro, não se junte com essa gentalha.
    Let’s go treasure, and don’t socialise with this rabble.
  5. (lexicography) a reference work where terms are grouped together according to their subject

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