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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mollement.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

mollo

  1. (informal) softly, gently
    Vas-y mollo, c’est fragile !
    Take it easy, it's fragile!

SynonymsEdit


GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Galician-Portuguese mãollo (Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin *manuclus, from manuculus, a variant of Latin manipulus, diminutive of manus (hand). Cognate with Portuguese molho and Spanish manojo.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoʎo̝/, /ˈmɔʎo̝/

NounEdit

mollo m (plural mollos)

  1. bundle
    Synonyms: feixe, mada

Etymology 2Edit

Back formation from mollar (to wet).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mollo m (plural mollos)

  1. sauce; marinade
    Synonyms: prebe, salsa
  2. soak

ReferencesEdit

  • mãollo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • moollo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • mõollo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • mollo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • mollo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • mollo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • monllo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mollo (feminine singular molla, masculine plural molli, feminine plural molle)

  1. wet, damp, saturated, soaked

VerbEdit

mollo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mollare

Related termsEdit


Northern SothoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀dɪ̀dò.

NounEdit

mollo

  1. fire

SothoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀dɪ̀dò.

NounEdit

mollo class 3/4 (plural mello)

  1. fire