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See also: Vea, vẽa, and ve'a

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EseEdit

NounEdit

vea

  1. sun
  2. day
  3. time

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese vẽa (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin vēna. Cognate with Portuguese veia and Spanish vena.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vea f (plural veas)

  1. (anatomy) vein
    • 1390, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Os Miragres de Santiago. Versión gallega del Códice latino del siglo XII atribuido al papa Calisto I. Madrid: C.S.I.C., page 136:
      Et moy rregeo tãgeo o corno que pero que era de marfil que o fendeu cõ o bafo, et al quebrantouselle as veas do pescoço et os nerueos
      And very strongly he blew the horn, but since it was made of ivory he broke it with the puff, and also he broke the veins of the neck and the nerves
    • 1409, José Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Rufus, Jordanus: Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 141:
      et dos ditos poos deuen vsar nos llugarres neruossos et jntrincados de veas et darterias porque se deuen cauidar de fazer en taes lugares talladuras nen queimaduras a nehua gisa
      and the aforementioned powders must be used in the [horse's] parts with nerves and entangled with veins and arteries, because one must refrain from cutting and burning those place in any way
  2. (geology) vein
  3. vein (a stripe or streak of a different colour or composition)

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • vea” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • vea” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • vea” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • vea” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Old PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin vela, plural of vēlum (sail of a ship), from Proto-Indo-European *weg (to weave a web).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vea f

  1. (nautical) sail
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

vea f

  1. Alternative form of vẽa

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

vea

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of ver.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of ver.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of ver.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of ver.

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from ve, ved (wood.)

VerbEdit

vea

  1. To jump from tree to tree.
    maṇ jer bönna dell vea
    The pine marten is good at jumping between the trees.
  2. To get firewood.
    vea stuøṇ
    to get firewood (lit. for the house)
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SynonymsEdit
  • (jump between trees): wahra