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See also: CEO, ce'o, ceò, ceó, and céo

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AsturianEdit

AdverbEdit

ceo

  1. early

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese ceo (sky; heaven), from Latin caelum (sky).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ceo m (plural ceos)

  1. sky
  2. heaven

SynonymsEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ceó. Cognate with Manx kay and Scottish Gaelic ceò and English sky.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ceo m (genitive singular ceo or ciach or ceoigh, nominative plural ceonna or ceocha)

  1. fog, mist
  2. haze
  3. vapour
  4. (in questions and negative sentences) nothing, anything
    Níl tú ag insint ceo den fhírinne dhom.
    You aren’t telling me a word of the truth.

DeclensionEdit

Archaic or dialectal forms:

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceo cheo gceo
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "ceo" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • “ceo” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • 1 ceó” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *kahwō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ċēo f

  1. A chough, a bird of the genus Corvus; a jay; crow; jackdaw.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

PronounEdit

ceo

  1. Alternative form of ço

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin caelum (sky). Cognate with Old Spanish cielo, Old Occitan cel and Old French ciel.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ceo m (plural ceos)

  1. sky
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 154 (facsimile):
      Como un tafur tirou con hũa baeſta hũa seeta cõtra o ceo con ſanna p̈ q̇ pdera. p̃ q̃ cuidaua q̇ firia a deos o.ſ.M̃.
      How a gambler shot, with a crossbow, a bolt at the sky, wrathful because he had lost. Because he wanted it to wound God or Holy Mary.
  2. (religion) heaven

DescendantsEdit

  • Fala: ceu
  • Galician: ceo
  • Portuguese: céu
    • Angolar: onthe
    • Annobonese: osé
    • Guinea-Bissau Creole: seu
    • Indo-Portuguese: ceos
    • Kabuverdianu: seu
    • Korlai Creole Portuguese: sews
    • Principense: ose
    • Sãotomense: ose

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *cělъ, from Proto-Indo-European *koylos.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cȅo (definite cȇlī, comparative cȅljī, Cyrillic spelling це̏о)

  1. whole
  2. entire, complete

DeclensionEdit


VenetianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ceo m (feminine singular cea, masculine plural cei, feminine plural cee)

  1. small
  2. minute

SynonymsEdit