malvado

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish malvado, itself borrowed from Old Occitan malvat, from Vulgar Latin *malifatius; see there for further information. Cognate with French mauvais and Italian malvagio.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: mal‧va‧do

AdjectiveEdit

malvado m (feminine singular malvada, masculine plural malvados, feminine plural malvadas, comparable)

  1. bad; evil; wicked

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Occitan malvat, itself from Vulgar Latin *malifatius;[1] see there for further information. Cognates include Catalan malvat, Old French malvais (modern mauvais), and Italian malvagio.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /malˈbado/, [malˈβ̞a.ð̞o]

AdjectiveEdit

malvado (feminine malvada, masculine plural malvados, feminine plural malvadas)

  1. evil, wicked, mean, bad
    Synonym: perverso
    Antonym: bueno
    • 2020 September 23, “Venganza, enredos y trapos sucios en Saint-Germain-des-Près”, in El País[1]:
      Cuando el hijo se lo explica todo al padre, este le pregunta: “¿Cómo has podido volverte tan malvado?”. “Malvado, quizá”, apostilla el narrador. “Pero feliz”.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan (2011) Breve diccionario etimológico de la lengua castellana [Brief etymological dictionary of the Spanish language] (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN