See also: varon and váron

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese baron (13th century); attested since the 9th century in local Medieval Latin charters as baro,[1] ultimately from Proto-Germanic *barô, either from Late Latin barō of directly from Gothic or Suevic. Doublet of barón.[2]

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varón m (plural varóns)

  1. man (adult male human)
    • 13th century, Antonio López Ferreiro (ed.), Fueros municipales de Santiago y de su tierra. Madrid: Ediciones Castilla, p. 699:
      aquel pecado escumungado que fazen os barones unos con outros
      that excommunicated sin that men do with one another
    • c1295, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F,, page 814:
      ca esta (he) muy boa et nobre rreyna dona Berĩguela co[m] tamana aguça gardou sempre este fillo et llj meteu no curaçõ feyto de obras de piedade de ome barõ, mãçebo et nino, et todo linagẽ de omes -esto he barõ et moller-
      because this very noble and excellent queen, Lady Berenguela, with great care protected her son and put in his heart acts of piety of adult man, young man and boy, and of all the lineage of men - that is, man and woman -

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ReferencesEdit

  • baron” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • baron” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • varon” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • varón” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • varón” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ "Baron" in Gallaeciae Monumenta Historica.
  2. ^ Corominas, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997), “barón”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico, Madrid: Gredos

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin varōnem, accusative of varō. Compare Portuguese varão, English baron.

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varón m (plural varones)

  1. person of male sex
    Synonyms: hombre, macho
    Antonym: hembra
    un estudiante varóna male student
    • 1882, José Zorrilla, chapter IX, in La leyenda del Cid:
      Y es: que entonces un varón / poderoso, desterrado / por su Rey, se iba a otro Estado / a servir a otra nación.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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