Picasso

See also: picasso

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish Picasso.

Proper nounEdit

 
Pablo Picasso in 1908

Picasso

  1. Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), Spanish painter, best known as a founder of the Cubist movement.

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Picasso (plural Picassos)

  1. A work of art by Pablo Picasso.
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Further readingEdit

  • Picasso at OneLook Dictionary Search

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish Picasso.

Proper nounEdit

Picasso m

  1. Pablo Picasso, Spanish artist

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SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

(work of art by Pablo Picasso): picasso

EtymologyEdit

From pica (pike, lance)[1] or Italian pica (magpie), in which case it was likely originally a nickname for a gossipy or wordy person.[2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /piˈkaso/, [piˈka.so]

Proper nounEdit

Picasso m or f

  1. A surname​.
  2. Pablo Picasso, Spanish artist

NounEdit

Picasso m (plural Picassos)

  1. Picasso (work of art by Pablo Picasso)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Schoell-Glass, Charlotte (2005) Orientations – Space/Time/Image/Word: Word & Image Interactions 5 (in French), Rodopi, →ISBN, page 96:
    Certaines lectures ésotériques vont même jusqu’à avancer que le guerrier tombé dans la pose du crucifié, renvoie à Perceval, à cause de l’épée brisée dans sa main, et qu’au centre il y aurait une représentation cryptique d’une bataille mystique entre Picasso (pica signifie lance en espagnol) et un Hitler wagnérien (le cheval blessé; cf. Harris).
  2. ^ Picasso”, in House of Names, accessed 19 June 2020: “The name Picasso is derived from the central southern Italian word "pica" meaning a "magpie;" as such, it was likely originally a nickname for a gossipy or wordy person.”