See also: fẽo and fe'o

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French fée and German Fee, by way of feino with the feminine suffix -ino.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfeo/
  • Hyphenation: fe‧o
  • Rhymes: -eo

NounEdit

feo (accusative singular feon, plural feoj, accusative plural feojn)

  1. fairy

GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese feo, from Latin foedus (hideous).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

feo m (feminine singular fea, masculine plural feos, feminine plural feas)

  1. ugly
    Synonym: laido
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese fẽo, from Latin faenum (hay). Cognate with Portuguese feno, Spanish heno.

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NounEdit

feo m (plural feos)

  1. hay
    • 1409, José Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 61:
      Jtem. deue o potro comer feo, palla, herua, orio, auea, espelqa, que quer dizer melga, et as qousas semellauelles a esto, que naturalmente som para seu comer.
      Item. The foal must eat hay, straw, grass, barley, oat, spelt —that is, melga— and things that are similar to these, which are naturally for them to eat
  2. beachgrass
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Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin foedus (hideous). Cognate with Portuguese feio.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

feo (feminine singular fea, masculine plural feos, feminine plural feas) (superlative feísimo)

  1. ugly
    Antonyms: guapo, bonito, bello, hermoso
  2. (Mexico) bad, gross, mean, nasty
  3. in poor condition

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