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a tió de Nadal

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Catalan tió de Nadal, from tió (log) and Nadal (Christmas).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /tɪˌəʊ dɛ nəˈdɒl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /tiˌoʊ dɛ nəˈdɑl/
  • Rhymes: -ɒl
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NounEdit

tió de Nadal (plural tions de Nadal)

  1. A traditional Catalan Christmas character made by decorating a short log. It is ‎“fed” with gifts each day from December 8th until Christmas, at which time it is sung to and beaten with sticks until it ‎“poops‎”.
    • 1991, Catalònia Culture, Centre Unesco de Catalunya, page 13:
      Another ritual to do with trees is the tió de Nadal, the Yule log that becomes fertile and “craps” sweets and presents;

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CatalanEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From tió (cut off stump) and Nadal (Christmas).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /tiˌo də nəˈdal/, [t̪iˌo ðə nəˈðæɫ]
  • (Central) IPA(key): /tiˌo də nəˈdal/, [t̪iˌo ðə nəˈðɑɫ]
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /tiˌo de naˈdal/, [t̪iˌo ðe näˈðäɫ]

NounEdit

tió de Nadal m (plural tions de Nadal)

  1. tió de Nadal (wooden Christmas character that is beaten until it "defecates" gifts)
    • 1991, Catalònia Culture (Issues 25–31), p. 54:
      Un altre ritual arbori és el del tió de Nadal, la soca revella que esdevé fecunda i "caga" llaminadures i regals []
      Another tree-related ritual is that of the Christmas log, the very old trunk that becomes fertile and "shits" out sweets and gifts []
    Synonyms: tronca de Nadal, caga tió (colloquial)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Catalan tió de Nadal, from tió (cut off stump) and Nadal (Christmas).

PronunciationEdit

 
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  • IPA(key): /ˌtjo de naˈdal/, [ˌt̪jo ðe naˈðal]

NounEdit

tió de Nadal m (plural tiós de Nadal)

  1. tió de Nadal
    Synonym: caga tió (colloquial)