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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *taglą, whence also Old English tæġl, Old Norse tagl

NounEdit

zagal ?

  1. tail

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Andalusian Arabic زَغَال(zaḡāl, young; brave), from Classical Arabic زَغْلُول(zaḡlūl, boy).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zagal m (plural zagais, feminine zagala, feminine plural zagalas)

  1. shepherd
    • 1911, Coelho Neto, Mistério do Natal, Lello & Irmão editores:
      Sorrindo, aceitou Maria a oferta do zagal;
      Smiling, Mary accepted the shepherd's gift;
  2. strong lad

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Andalusian Arabic زغال(young; brave), from Classical Arabic زغلول(boy).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zagal m (plural zagales, feminine zagala, feminine plural zagalas)

  1. swain, boy, lad, youth, young man

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