See also: fẽo

AsturianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

feo

  1. neuter of feu

CatalanEdit

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PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

feo (feminine fea, masculine plural feos, feminine plural fees)

  1. (Castilianism) ugly

Usage notesEdit

Often regarded "inadmissible" and not part of the literary language.


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈfeo]
  • Audio:
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -eo
  • Hyphenation: fe‧o

NounEdit

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

  1. fairy

GalicianEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. ugly
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 227:
      quen foy couardo ou quen ardido, ou foy mao ou bõo, ou quen foy uilão ou paação, ou feo ou aposto, ou arrizado ou flaco, ou barnesco ou escasso, ou mãsso ou sañudo
      who was coward or who was hardy, or who was bad or good, or who was villein or palatial, or ugly or handsome, or vigorous or feeble, or generous or niggardly, or gentle or wicked
    Synonyms: laido, edo, croucho, tocho
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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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ReferencesEdit

  • feo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • feo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • 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

  • IPA(key): /ˈfeo/, [ˈfe.o]
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

feo (feminine 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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