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EtymologyEdit

Already in the 13th century. From Old Portuguese miudo, earlier meudo, earlier mẽudo, from Latin minūtus (diminished), perfect passive participle of minuō (I diminish). Doublet of minuto.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

miúdo m (feminine singular miúda, masculine plural miúdos, feminine plural miúdas)

  1. small
    Synonyms: pequeno
    • 1418, Ángel Rodríguez González (ed.), Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 95:
      Iten tordos et melrras cada hũu a coroado. Iten petos et pegas et agoanetas a quatro coroados cada ũu. Iten pasaros miudos et ouos a coroado.
      Item, thrushes and blackbirds, each one a crown. Item, woodpeckers and magpies and aguanetas [?], four crowns each one. Item, small birds and eggs, one crown.
  2. smallish
    Synonyms: pequeneiro

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NounEdit

miúdo m (plural miúdos, feminine miúda, feminine plural miúdas)

  1. (usually in the plural) child
    Synonyms: meniño, rapaz
  2. (usually in the plural) an internal organ used as offal (food)
    Synonyms: miudanza

ReferencesEdit

  • miudo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • miud” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • miudo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • miúdo” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • miúdo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>



PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese miudo, earlier meudo, earlier mẽudo, from Latin minūtus (diminished), perfect passive participle of minuō (I diminish). Doublet of minuto.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

miúdo m (feminine singular miúda, masculine plural miúdos, feminine plural miúdas, comparable)

  1. very small

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:miúdo.

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

NounEdit

miúdo m (plural miúdos, feminine miúda, feminine plural miúdas)

  1. (Portugal, Rio Grande do Sul) child

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:miúdo.

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

miúdo m (plural miúdos)

  1. (usually in the plural) an internal organ used as offal

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:miúdo.

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

miúdo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of miudar
    Eu miúdo isso.
    I diminish this.

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:miudar.