Re: Chico (Re: Romance Pequeno, Pequeño [...])

From: m_iacomi
Message: 31762
Date: 2004-04-07

--- In, "Joao" wrote:

> Now I undestand my mistake, sorry. pl> ll instead of ch, in
> Portuguese that pl->ch-.

Yup, that's why Spanish word "chato" `flat shaped (nose, object)`
is assumed to have made it in the language from an intermediary
Portuguese (or Gallician); of course, it reflects the same Latin
"plattus" as Spanish inherited "plato" `dish`, `plate`.

Marius Iacomi