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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bibitus (drunk); cognate of Portuguese bêbedo and of Spanish beodo.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bébedo m (feminine singular bébeda, masculine plural bébedos, feminine plural bébedas)

  1. drunk (intoxicated)
    Synonyms: borracho, peneque

NounEdit

bébedo m (plural bébedos, feminine bébeda, feminine plural bébedas)

  1. drunkard
    • 1433, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), Vida e fala dos devanceiros, page 389:
      diso que lle disera "vello royn, bébedo, louco, sandio, desuariado", et que sacara a espada contra él
      he said that [the other man] said to him "worthless old man, drunkard, madman, stupid, fool", and that [that man] brandished the sword against him

ReferencesEdit

  • bebedo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • bebedo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.