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NounEdit

mero (plural meros)

  1. Any of several large groupers of warm seas.

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GalicianEdit

 
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Mero

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Maybe 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).

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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 da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • mero” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • mero” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. mero I.

Hiri MotuEdit

NounEdit

mero

  1. boy

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin merus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. pure, simple

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LatinEdit

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


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdverbEdit

mēro

  1. more

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PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. mere (no more than)

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin merus.

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. mere
  2. pure

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mero m (plural meros)

  1. grouper (fish)