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trebello

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Cognate with Portuguese trebelho and Spanish trebejo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

trebello m (plural trebellos)

  1. trap for catching wild animals
  2. toy
  3. (familiar) device; tool
  4. game, jest, joke; diversion
  5. (archaic) chess piece
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 515:
      Et diz o conto que os trebellos et o caualo erã d'ouro et de prata, laurados muy noblement et per grã soteleza
      And the tale says that the chess pieces and the knight were made of gold and silver, crafted in the most noble way and with great subtlety

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • trebello” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • trebel” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • trebello” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • trebello” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • trebello” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

trebello m

  1. chess piece
  2. game, joke
  3. diversion

DescendantsEdit