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medio

See also: medio-, médio, medió, and mediò

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

medio (accusative singular medion, plural medioj, accusative plural mediojn)

  1. environment

GalicianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

medio m (feminine media, masculine plural medios, feminine plural medias)

  1. half
  2. average, typical
  3. (figuratively) the greater part
  4. central, at the midpoint

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AdverbEdit

medio

  1. partly, somewhat, not completely
    É medio parvo. — "He is somewhat small."

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

medio m (plural medi)

  1. (anatomy) middle finger, tall man
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Latin medius, whence also Italian mezzo (an inherited doublet).

AdjectiveEdit

medio m (feminine media, masculine plural medi, feminine plural medie)

  1. mean, average
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

medio

  1. First-person singular present tense of mediare

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Found in Late and Vulgar Latin. From medius.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active mediō, present infinitive mediāre, perfect active mediāvī, supine mediātum

  1. I halve, divide in the middle.
  2. I am in the middle.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably partly borrowed from Latin medius as a semi-learned form or modified from an existing Old Spanish equivalent. Compare Portuguese meio. The sense of "medium" is taken from Latin medium.

AdjectiveEdit

medio m (feminine media, masculine plural medios, feminine plural medias)

  1. half, half a/an
    media horahalf an hour
    media manzanahalf an apple
  2. middle, mid
    clase mediamiddle class
  3. mid, in the middle of
  4. mean, average
    velocidad mediaaverage speed
  5. a bit of a, somewhat of a
    Es medio idiota. — He’s a bit of an idiot.

NounEdit

medio m (plural medios)

  1. middle, center
  2. half
  3. medium (spiritualism)
  4. method, way
  5. (in the plural) means
  6. channel, vehicle, medium
  7. (in the plural) media
  8. (in the plural) resources, funds, means
  9. environment, surroundings, medium, milieu
  10. society
  11. habitat
  12. (soccer) halfback
  13. middle course
  14. (Mexico) medio (an ancient coin)
  15. (Peru, Cuba) five cents

AdverbEdit

medio

  1. half, partly
    medio vestidohalf-dressed

VerbEdit

medio

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of mediar.

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