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Pavo.

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pāvō and Yiddish פּאַווע(pave), from Old High German pfāwo, from Proto-Germanic *pāwô (itself from Latin pāvō).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpa.vo/
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  • Hyphenation: pa‧vo

NounEdit

pavo (accusative singular pavon, plural pavoj, accusative plural pavojn)

  1. peacock
    • 1926, L. L. Zamenhof, Fabeloj de Andersen, translation of original by Hans Christian Andersen, ch. 14:
      En la herbo apude staris amaso da pavoj kun etenditaj radiantaj vostoj.
      In the grass a group of peacocks with extended, radiant tails stood next to one another.

HyponymsEdit

HolonymsEdit

  • pavaro (flock of peacocks (peafowls))

GalicianEdit

 
un pavo (a turkey)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pāvō.

NounEdit

pavo m (plural pavos)

  1. turkey

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LatinEdit

 
pāvō

EtymologyEdit

Likely borrowed from Ancient Greek ταώς (taṓs, peacock), of Oriental unknown origin[1], perhaps from Dravidian (compare Tamil தோகை (tōkai, tail (of a peacock))) or a Turkic source (compare Turkish tavuk (hen)), or possibly imitative (compare Latin paupulō (to call like a peacock). Cognate with Hebrew טַוָּס(ṭawwā́s), Aramaic טַוסָא(ṭawsā), Arabic طَاوُوس(ṭāwūs)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pāvō m (genitive pāvōnis); third declension

  1. peacock, peafowl; a bird associated with Argus and sacred to Hera; eaten as a delicacy.

DeclensionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pāvō pāvōnēs
Genitive pāvōnis pāvōnum
Dative pāvōnī pāvōnibus
Accusative pāvōnem pāvōnēs
Ablative pāvōne pāvōnibus
Vocative pāvō pāvōnēs

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “ταώς”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 1457

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pāvō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pavo m (plural pavos)

  1. turkey
  2. peacock
  3. (slang) buck (dollar)
  4. (slang) euro
  5. (slang) moron, airhead, dummy, dope (dumb man)

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