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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortening.

NounEdit

parvo (uncountable)

  1. (informal) parvovirus
    • 1980, Business Week
      Inoculating a dog against parvo costs about $7 to $15 for the shot, depending on your area and choice of veterinarian.
    • 1995, Mike Harlowe, K-9 Bodyguards: Ill
      He will probably be next to a street cur that has parvo or rabies or distemper.

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin parvulus, diminutive of parvus (small; unimportant), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₁w- (few, small). Cognate with Portuguese parvo.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

parvo m (feminine singular parva, masculine plural parvos, feminine plural parvas)

  1. foolish, stupid
  2. unintelligent
  3. simpleton

NounEdit

parvo m (plural parvos, feminine parva, feminine plural parvas)

  1. a fool, an idiot

ReferencesEdit

  • parvo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • parvo” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • parvo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>



LatinEdit

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin parvulus, diminutive of parvus, from metathesized form of Proto-Indo-European *pau-ro, from *ph₁w- (few, small). Cognate with Galician parvo and Spanish parvo.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

parvo m (feminine singular parva, masculine plural parvos, feminine plural parvas, comparable)

  1. foolish, stupid
    Como é que consegues ser tão parvo?
    How can you be so stupid?
  2. (anatomy) small
    veia safena parvasmall saphenous vein

NounEdit

parvo m (plural parvos, feminine parva, feminine plural parvas)

  1. a fool, an idiot

SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

parvo (feminine singular parva, masculine plural parvos, feminine plural parvas)

  1. (formal) small, minute