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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Iranian *pasu-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *páću, from Proto-Indo-European *péḱu.

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NounEdit

pez m

  1. sheep

Old SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin picem, accusative of pix.

NounEdit

pez f (usually uncountable)

  1. pitch, tar
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, 53r.
      Et a tal uertud que ſi la poné ſobre mill peſos de pez faz los feruir por ſu ṕṕdat bié como si estudieſſen a fuego.
      And its virtue it such that if it is put over a thousand weights of pitch it lights them due to its property, as if they were on fire.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin piscem, accusative of piscis, from Proto-Indo-European *peysḱ-.

NounEdit

pez m (plural peces)

  1. fish
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, 56v.
      […] ca alli a una laguna q́ ſe tiene có la. en q́ a unos peces tamannos como un palmo. ¬ no an eſcama níguna.
      […] for in that place there is a pool in which there are large fish, the size of a handspan, and they have no scales whatsoever.
    • Idem, f.92r.
      Et la eſtrella meridional de las dos que ſon en el uientre del pez poſtrimero en la figura de piſces a poder en eſta piedra […]
      And the northern start of the two that are on the belly of the last fish in the figure of Pisces has power over this stone […]
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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese pez, from Latin pix, picem, from Proto-Indo-European *pik- (resin), from *pi- (sap, juice).

NounEdit

pez m (plural pezes)

  1. pitch (dark, extremely viscous material made by distilling tar)

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SpanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Spanish pez, from Latin pix, picem, from Proto-Indo-European *pik- (resin), from *pi- (sap, juice).

NounEdit

pez f (plural peces)

  1. pitch, tar
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Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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pez

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Spanish pez, from Latin piscis, piscem (compare peje, Italian pesce, Portuguese peixe, Romanian peşte), from Proto-Indo-European *peysḱ-.

NounEdit

pez m (plural peces)

  1. fish (especially while alive)
  2. (informal) idiot, dimwit
Usage notesEdit
  • The noun pez is used when referring to live fish, as opposed to pescado, used to refer to a fish once it's been hooked, taken from the water, cooked, served as food, etc.
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