GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese poio, from Latin podium, from Ancient Greek πόδιον (pódion, base). Doublet of podio.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

poio m (plural poios)

  1. stone bench annexed to a house
    Synonym: poial
  2. stone platform designed to rest loads along a way
    Synonym: poial
  3. (archaic) hillock

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • poyo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • poyo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • poio” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • poio” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • poio” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Latin podium. Compare the borrowed doublet pódio.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: poi‧o
  • Rhymes: -oju

NounEdit

poio m (plural poios)

  1. (rare, obsolete) hill, hillock
  2. (figuratively) dunghill, heap of manure
  3. (Madeira) terrace (a raised, flat-topped bank of earth with sloping sides used for agriculture)
    Synonym: socalco

Further readingEdit

  • poio” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.
  • poio” in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913