See also: Mero, méro-, -mero, mero-, merő, and mérő

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Spanish mero

NounEdit

mero (plural meros)

  1. Any of several large groupers of warm seas.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mero (plural meros)

  1. (medicine, colloquial) Meropenem.

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from Ancient Greek μέρος (méros, part).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmero]
  • Rhymes: -ero
  • Hyphenation: me‧ro

NounEdit

mero (accusative singular meron, plural meroj, accusative plural merojn)

  1. (chemistry) -mer

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GalicianEdit

 
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Mero

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Perhaps of local Celtic origin, related to *mrktilos (speckled) which originates a number of names of fish in Brittonic languages;[1] in that case, from Proto-Indo-European *mergʷ- (dark, coloured).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mero m (plural meros)

  1. grouper (Epinephelus marginatus)
    • 1417, Ángel Rodríguez González (ed.), Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 75:
      Iten a libra dos rodavallos et do mero a seis dineiros cada libra
      Item, the pound of turbots and of grouper fish, six diñeiros each pound

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ReferencesEdit

  • mero” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • mero” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • mero” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • mero” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • mero” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991), “mero I”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

Hiri MotuEdit

NounEdit

mero (plural memero)

  1. boy
  2. bachelor

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin merus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛ.ro/
  • Rhymes: -ɛro
  • Hyphenation: mè‧ro

AdjectiveEdit

mero (feminine mera, masculine plural meri, feminine plural mere)

  1. pure, simple, sheer

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AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

merō

  1. dative/ablative singular of merum

AdjectiveEdit

merō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of merus

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *maizô, whence also Old Saxon mēro, Old English māra, Dutch meer, Old Norse meiri, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌶𐌰 (maiza).

AdverbEdit

mēro

  1. more

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle High German: mēr, mēre

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *maiʀō (more), see also Old English māra, Old Frisian māra, Dutch meer, Old High German mēro, Old Norse meiri, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌶𐌰 (maiza).

AdverbEdit

mēro

  1. more

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin merus

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛ.ɾu/, [ˈmɛ.ɾu]

  • Hyphenation: me‧ro

AdjectiveEdit

mero m (feminine singular mera, masculine plural meros, feminine plural meras, comparable)

  1. mere (no more than)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeɾo/, [ˈme.ɾo]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin merus.

AdjectiveEdit

mero (feminine mera, masculine plural meros, feminine plural meras)

  1. mere
    la mera presencia de alguiensomeone's mere presence
    Lo enfurece la mera existencia de la cerveza sin alcohol.The mere existence of non-alcoholic beer infuriates him.
  2. pure
    Synonym: puro

Etymology 2Edit

Possibly loaned from Catalan nero, from Latin Nero, compared to the Roman emperor for its fierceness. Compare Old Occitan mero(n).

NounEdit

mero m (plural meros)

  1. grouper (fish)
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