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AdjectiveEdit

prego (not comparable)

  1. Alternative spelling of preggo
    • 2001 February 28, "MaliTheAncient" (username), "D*** tired of waiting!!!!", in rec.pets.dogs.breeds, Usenet:
      Just a note (so that I can say something...) I've never had good luck with A.I. I tried to get my Tarentaise heifer (cow) A.I.ed with this fantastic bull's semen...did all my research, spent months putting this thing together. We A.I.ed her....preg tested later and she was prego.

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VerbEdit

prego

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of pregar

GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese. Back-formation from pregar. Cognate with Portuguese prego and Spanish pliego.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prego m (plural pregos)

  1. fold, crease
  2. sheet; signature; booklet
    • 1396, A. Cabana Outeiro (ed.), O Tombo H da catedral de Santiago. Documentos anteriores a 1397. Valga: Concello de Valga, page 138:
      hũu liuro apocalisy scripto en purgameo e cuberto de cuberturas de táuõas cubertas de coyro uermello con pregos grandes, o qual liuro era scripto em bõa létera formada e con pinturas
      a book of Revelation written on parchment and covered with covers made of boards covered with red leather, with large sheets, and the mentioned book is written with good well formed letter and with paintings
  3. nail
    Synonyms: punta, cravo
  4. peg
    Synonym: chavella

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ReferencesEdit

  • prego” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • prego” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • prego” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • prego” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • prego” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • prego” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.

IdoEdit

NounEdit

prego (plural pregi)

  1. prayer

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpre.ɡo/
  • Hyphenation: pre‧go
  • (file)

NounEdit

prego m (plural preghi)

  1. prayer

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VerbEdit

prego

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pregare

InterjectionEdit

prego

  1. (after being thanked) you're welcome, don't mention it etc.
  2. (in response to a request) yes, of course

Usage notesEdit

And other usages similar to the above.

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PortugueseEdit

 
pregos

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from pregar.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prego m (plural pregos)

  1. nail (made of metal)
  2. (cooking, Portugal) steak sandwich (shortening of prego no pão)

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VerbEdit

prego

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of pregar

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

prego

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of pregar.