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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese agudo, from Latin acūtus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

agudo m (feminine singular aguda, masculine plural agudos, feminine plural agudas)

  1. acute
  2. sensitive, smart
    • 1295, R. Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 288:
      Et este rey dom Rramiro, por que o seus arangoeses [aujã] por çĩple et que nõ era muy agudo
      And this king Don Ramiro, their Aragonese thought that he was simple and not very smart
  3. sharp
    • 1409, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 89:
      Quando as ditas llandoas creçeren asy como Nozes, ou mais ou menos, traua dellas llogo et apretaas et fendeas ao llongo con canyuete agudo
      when these growths become big as nuts, give or take, grab them readily and squeeze them and cut them open lengthwise with a sharp knife

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese agudo, from Latin acūtus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

agudo m (feminine singular aguda, masculine plural agudos, feminine plural agudas, comparable)

  1. acute
  2. sharp

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish, from Latin acūtus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈɡudo/, [aˈɣuðo]

AdjectiveEdit

agudo (feminine singular aguda, masculine plural agudos, feminine plural agudas) (superlative agudísimo)

  1. sharp
    Synonym: afilado
    El cuchillo tenía la punta muy aguda.The knife had a very sharp point.
  2. witty
    ¡Siempre tiene dichos tan agudos!He's always making such witty remarks!
  3. (grammar) Having the voiced accent on the last syllable.
  4. (geometry) acute (of an angle)
    Las calles forman un ángulo agudo.The two streets form an acute angle.

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