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EtymologyEdit

Earlier cheo, from Old Portuguese chẽo, from Latin plēnus, from Proto-Italic *plēnos, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós (full). Compare Catalan ple, Esperanto plena, French plein, Galician cheo, Ido plena, Italian pieno, Romanian plin, Sardinian prenu, Spanish lleno. Cf. also pleno, a borrowed doublet.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cheio m (feminine singular cheia, masculine plural cheios, feminine plural cheias, comparable)

  1. full, filled, completed
    Synonyms: repleto, completo, lotado
    Antonym: vazio
    A rua está cheia de trânsito.The street is full of traffic.
    Estou cheio.I'm full (not hungry anymore).
    uma mão cheiaa handful, a fistful
  2. covered
    Synonym: coberto
    A rua está cheia de óleo.
    The street is covered with oil.
  3. (figuratively) fed up, tired, annoyed
    Synonym: farto
    Estou cheio dele.I'm fed up with him.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Kabuverdianu: tcheu