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Gaio

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Late Latin gaius (jay). Cognate with Spanish gayo, French geai, English jay.

NounEdit

gaio m (plural gaios)

  1. Eurasian jay
    Synonyms: pega marxa, pega rebordá

Etymology 2Edit

Probably from Latin gaudium (joy), as borrowed from Old Occitan gai;[1] alternatively of Germanic origin.

NounEdit

gaio m (plural gaios)

  1. joy, merriment
Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gaio m (feminine singular gaia, masculine plural gaios, feminine plural gaias)

  1. merry, playful

ReferencesEdit

  • gaio” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • gaio” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • gaio” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • gaio” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Germanic origin. Cognate to French gai and English gay.

AdjectiveEdit

gaio (feminine singular gaia, masculine plural gai, feminine plural gaie)

  1. gay (original meaning), cheerful, happy
  2. bright (colours)

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PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin gaius.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gaio m (plural gaios)

  1. jay (any bird of the genus Garrulus)