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GalicianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese avoo (grandfather), from local Medieval Latin avolo,[1] from Vulgar Latin *avoilu- < *aviolus, diminutive of Latin avus (grandfather). Compare Asturian güelu, French aïeul, Portuguese avô, Spanish abuelo.

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NounEdit

avó m (plural avós)

  1. grandfather
  2. (in the plural) grandparents
    • 1269, J. L. Novo Cazón (ed.), El priorato santiaguista de Vilar de Donas en la Edad Media (1194-1500). A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 245:
      meu auoo don Ruy Zerbo e sa moler dona Marina Sanchez, que foron meus auoos
      my granfather Don Roi Cerbo and his wife Dona Mariña Sánchez, who were my granparents

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ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese avoa (grandmother), from Vulgar Latin *avoila- (grandmother, root) < *aviōla, diminutive of Latin avia (grandmother), from avus (grandfather). Compare French aïeule, Galician avoa, Spanish abuela.

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NounEdit

avó f (plural avós) (masculine avô, masculine plural avôs)

  1. grandmother, female grandparent
    Antonym: avô

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