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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

A reverse spelling of oten.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ne‧to

NounEdit

neto

  1. the penis

GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese neto, from local Medieval Latin nepto,[1] from Vulgar Latin *nepta, from Latin neptis (granddaughter). Cognate with Portuguese neto and Spanish nieto.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

neto m (plural netos, feminine neta, feminine plural netas)

  1. grandson
  2. jack rafter
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Etymology 2Edit

Unknown: attested since the 15 century; not know cognates in Portuguese or Spanish.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

neto m (plural netos)

  1. a traditional unit of volume, equivalent to a pint or half a litre
    • 1457, Fernando R. Tato Plaza (ed.), Libro de notas de Álvaro Pérez, notario da Terra de Rianxo e Postmarcos. Santiago: Concello da Cultura Galega, page 173:
      Boa tĩta se deue faser en esta guisa: Para hũu neto de tĩta, õça e media de agalla deitaredes medio açu[n]bre d'agua de chuuja e ferua fasta que mĩgue la metade cõ as ditas agallas quebradas
      The good ink must be prepared in this manner: for preparing a pint of ink, a ounce and a half of oak gall: you'll add half an azumbre [1/2 of 2 l] of rain water, and you'll let it boil till it reduces to the half, with those galls broken in it
    • 1805, anonymous, Representación dos veciños da Pontedeva (in Ramón Mariño Paz, 2008, Papés d'emprenta condenada. A escrita galega entre 1797 e 1846, page 21-23):
      non pode querer ó noso Rey que lle paguemos un carto polo neto do viño, que non podemos vender á ochavo. Os probes non comemos mais ca un pouco de pan, ou bróa ruin, e unhas berzas sin adubo. Si nos quita a pinga do viño, ¿que forza emos ter para traballar as terras?
      our King can't pretend that we pay a quarter by each pint of wine [we consume], when we can't even sell it for half a quarter. We the poor people eat but a little of bread, or bad black bread, and some greens without seasoning. If He takes this little wine, what strength we'll have left for working the lands?
    Synonym: cuartillo
  2. (familiar) a glass of wine
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Etymology 3Edit

From Spanish neto, itself from Italian netto.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

neto m (feminine singular neta, masculine plural netos, feminine plural netas)

  1. net (remaining after deductions)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nepto" in Gallaeciae Monumenta Historica.

LatinEdit

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese neto, derived in masculine from the feminine neta, from Vulgar Latin *nepta, from Latin neptis (granddaughter).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

neto m (plural netos, feminine neta, feminine plural netas)

  1. grandson, male grandchild

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Catalan or French net, or Italian netto, from Latin nitidus. Doublet of nítido.

AdjectiveEdit

neto (feminine singular neta, masculine plural netos, feminine plural netas)

  1. net (remaining after deductions)