candeeiro

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since the 13th century: candea +‎ -eiro. Compare Portuguese candeeiro and Spanish candelero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kandeˈejɾo̝̝/, /kandiˈejɾo̝/

Noun[edit]

candeeiro m (plural candeeiros)

  1. candle holder, candlestick
  2. (figuratively) leg

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References[edit]

  • candeeiro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • candeeyro” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • candeeiro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • candeeiro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • candeeiro” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Candeia (oil lamp) +‎ -eiro, from Old Portuguese candea (candle), from Latin candēla. Or possibly from a Vulgar Latin *candelārius.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /kɐ̃.d͡ʒi.ˈe(j).ɾu/, /kɐ̃.ˈd͡ʒje(j).ɾu/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kɐ̃.ˈdjɐj.ɾu/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /kɐ̃.d͡ʒi.ˈe(j).ɾo/, /kɐ̃.ˈd͡ʒje(j).ɾo/
  • Hyphenation: can‧de‧ei‧ro

Noun[edit]

candeeiro m (plural candeeiros)

  1. sconce, lamp, torch
  2. oil lamp (lamp using oil as fuel)
  3. (Portugal) street lamp (large outdoor light used to illuminate a public area)

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