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sala f. (Noun) "room"
Early 12th cent. Old Spanish sala. From a Germanic source. Compare Old High German sal "room," Lombard sala "court," "house," and the first element of Gothic saliþwos "dwelling." From Proto-Germanic *saliz- "house." From Proto-Indo-European *sol-es- 'id.'
Also the origin of the surnames de la Sala and Lasala. Furthermore, it is the origin of the medieval city of Salas, in Burgos, which is today called Salas de los Infantes, added later in reference to the epic poem Los siete infantes de Salas (also de Lara).
Indo-European
Romance
Spanish suelo
Germanic
Old Norse salr "hall, "house," Old High German sal "hall," Old Saxon seli 'id.,' Old English sæl 'id.'
Balto-Slavic
Old Church Slavonic selo "field," "village," Russian seló "village," Old Czech selo "field," Polish sioɫo "soil," "village," Slovene sélọ "colony," "village," Lithuanian salà "island," "field"