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calvo

  1. neuter of calvu

Galician

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese calvo, from Latin calvus.

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calvo (feminine calva, masculine plural calvos, feminine plural calvas)

  1. bald (having no hair)
    Synonym: pelado
  2. bald (having no trees or vegetation)
    Synonym: pelado
  3. backward horned
    Synonym: calvelo

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References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “calvo”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “calvo”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “caluo”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • calvo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • calvo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • calvo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian

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Etymology

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From Latin calvus, from Proto-Indo-European *klh₂wós, *kl̥H- (naked, bald).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkal.vo/
  • Rhymes: -alvo
  • Hyphenation: càl‧vo
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calvo (feminine calva, masculine plural calvi, feminine plural calve)

  1. bald

Noun

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calvo m (plural calvi, feminine calva)

  1. bald man
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Latin

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calvō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of calvus

Portuguese

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Etymology

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From Latin calvus, from Proto-Indo-European *klh₂wós, *kl̥H- (naked, bald).

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈkaw.vu/ [ˈkaʊ̯.vu]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈkaw.vo/ [ˈkaʊ̯.vo]
 

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -alvu, (Brazil) -awvu
  • Hyphenation: cal‧vo

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calvo (feminine calva, masculine plural calvos, feminine plural calvas)

  1. bald (having no hair)
  2. (Brazil) balding
    Synonym: careca

Spanish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin calvus, from Proto-Indo-European *klh₂wós, *kl̥H- (naked, bald).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkalbo/ [ˈkal.β̞o]
  • Rhymes: -albo
  • Syllabification: cal‧vo

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calvo (feminine calva, masculine plural calvos, feminine plural calvas)

  1. bald
    Se quedó calvo
    He turned bald.
  2. bare (lacking vegetation)

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  • Tagalog: kalbo

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calvo m (plural calvos)

  1. a bald man

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