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EtymologyEdit

Unknown, see Spanish section below.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

trasgo m (plural trasgos)

  1. (Iberian folklore, mythology, fantasy) A mischevious mythological creature similar to a goblin or kobold found in legends of Portugal and Spain (viz. Iberia proper).

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A whimsical depiction of a trasgo smoking a pipe.

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Possible etymologies include:

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɾasɡo/, [ˈt̪ɾazɣo]
  • Hyphenation: tras‧go

NounEdit

trasgo m (plural trasgos)

  1. (Iberian folklore, mythology, fantasy) A mischievous mythological creature similar to a goblin, imp, or kobold found in legends of Portugal and Spain (viz. Iberia proper), with varying descriptions.
    • 1864, Meliton Martin, Pónos, part 2, page 31.
      Tras de las exigencias de la bruja vinieron como era natural las de los trasgos.
      As was natural, after the demands of the witch came those of the goblins.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Diccionario general etimológico de la lengua española - Barcia, Roque. 1903.
  2. ^ Munguía, Santiago Segura (2014-12-20) Lexicón etimológico y semántico del Latín y de las voces actuales que proceden de raíces latinas o griegas [incompleto][1] (in Spanish), Universidad de Deusto, →ISBN

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