ucheira

GalicianEdit

 
A Galician traditional kitchen oven

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EtymologyEdit

Attested since 1234 (uscheria). From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, either from Latin ostiārius, from ostium (door), or from ustulāria from ustulō (I scorch).

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NounEdit

ucheira f (plural ucheiras)

  1. (usually in the plural, architecture) jamb, especially of an oven
  2. (by extension, in the plural) stones that conform the oven

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ReferencesEdit

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