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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese tonel (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Old French tonel, diminutive of tone (large barrel), from Late Latin tunna, from Proto-Celtic *tunna (hide, skin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tonel m (plural toneis)

  1. barrel; tun
    • 1457, F. R. Tato Plaza (ed.), Libro de notas de Álvaro Pérez, notario da Terra de Rianxo e Postmarcos. Santiago: Concello da Cultura Galega, page 181:
      Jtem diso que oýo diser que leuara hũu tonel da dita grãja de Saar porla cõgostra ao sopee Vasco de Vialo e que nõ sabe se era tonel ou pipa
      Item, he said that he heard that Vasco of Bealo took away a tun from that farm of Sar, by the sunken lane there near, but that he did not know whether it was a tun or a pipe
    Synonyms: barril, bocoi, pipa
  2. (dated) tun (unit of liquid volume)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • tonel” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • tonel” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • tonel” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • tonel” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • tonel” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

tonel m (oblique plural toneaus or toneax or toniaus or toniax or tonels, nominative singular toneaus or toneax or toniaus or toniax or tonels, nominative plural tonel)

  1. barrel (large usually wooden container)
    • circa 1250, Rutebeuf, Ci coumence li diz de l'erberie:
      se vos n'aveiz vermeil, preneiz de la bele yaue clere: car teiz a un puis devant son huix qui n'a pas .I. tonel de vin en son celier.
      If you don't have red [wine], take some beautiful clear water: For any person that doesn't have a barrel of wine in their cellar has a well in front of their door.

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese tonel, from Old French tonel, diminutive of tone (large barrel), from Late Latin tunna, from Proto-Celtic *tunna (hide, skin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tonel m (plural tonéis)

  1. vat; tun (a large tub or cask)
  2. tun (unit of liquid volume equal to two pipes)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French tonel, diminutive of tone (large barrel), from Late Latin tunna, from Proto-Celtic *tunna (hide, skin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tonel m (plural toneles)

  1. barrel
    • 1914, Miguel de Unamuno, Niebla 32:
      Al contrario, con lastre se tiene uno mejor en pie. Es que no existo. Mira, ahora poco, al cenar me parecía como si todo eso me fuese cayendo desde la boca en un tonel sin fondo.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. barrel roll

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