See also: Serio, sério, and Sério

Asturian edit

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serio

  1. neuter of seriu

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Etymology edit

From French série, Italian serie, English series, German Serie, Polish seria, Russian се́рия (sérija), all from Latin seriēs. Compare Yiddish סעריע (serye).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [seˈrio]
  • Audio:
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -io
  • Hyphenation: se‧ri‧o

Noun edit

serio (accusative singular serion, plural serioj, accusative plural seriojn)

  1. series

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Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin sērius (grave, earnest, serious), from Proto-Indo-European *swer- (heavy).

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serio (feminine seria, masculine plural seri, feminine plural serie, superlative serissimo)

  1. serious
  2. earnest

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Latin edit

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Adjective edit

sēriō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of sērius

References edit

  • serio”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • serio”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • serio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to say in earnest..: serio dicere (Plaut. Bacch. 1. 1. 42)

Polish edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Italian serio, from Latin sērius.

Adjective edit

serio (comparative bardziej serio, superlative najbardziej serio, no derived adverb)

  1. (colloquial) serious (without humor or expression of happiness)
    Synonym: poważny
    Antonym: niepoważny

Adverb edit

serio (comparative bardziej serio, superlative najbardziej serio)

  1. (informal) in earnest, seriously
    Synonyms: na poważnie, na serio, nie na żarty, poważnie
    Mówisz serio?You're not joking, are you?
  2. (informal) seriously, wholeheartedly
    Potraktuj sprawę serio.Treat this matter seriously.

Particle edit

serio

  1. for real, seriously (let's be serious)
    Synonyms: na poważnie, na serio

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun edit

serio f

  1. vocative singular of seria

Further reading edit

  • serio in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • serio in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Etymology 1 edit

Verb edit

serio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of seriar

Etymology 2 edit

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serio (feminine seria, masculine plural serios, feminine plural serias)

  1. Obsolete spelling of sério

Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈseɾjo/ [ˈse.ɾjo]
  • Rhymes: -eɾjo
  • Syllabification: se‧rio

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin sērius.

Adjective edit

serio (feminine seria, masculine plural serios, feminine plural serias, superlative serísimo)

  1. serious, earnest, sober, solemn (without humor)
    • 1998, Vicente Francisco Torres M., La novela bolero latinoamericana, UNAM, →ISBN, page 168:
      Nunca te vuelvas una persona seria.
      Never become a serious person.
  2. serious, grave, deep (important, weighty)
    Synonym: grave
    • 1888, Armando Palacio Valdés, El cuarto poder, Library of Alexandria, →ISBN:
      [] y quisiera hablar con usted de un asunto serio, a ver qué me aconseja.
      [] and I wanted to speak with you about a serious matter, to see what advice you give.
  3. serious (really intending what was said)
  4. straight (demeanor)
    Mi culpa. Solo no podía mantener la cara seria por mucho tiempo. Era imposible.
    My bad. I just couldn't keep a straight face for very long. It was impossible.
  5. staid (formal)
    Su despedida de soltero parece que va a ser un evento muy serio. Digo, se espera que usemos vestimenta formal.
    His bachelor party seems like it's going to be a very staid affair. I mean, we are expected to wear formal attire.
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  • Ye'kwana: sediuje

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

serio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of seriar

Further reading edit