feio

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Portuguese[edit]

uma mulher feia (an ugly woman)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese feo (ugly), from Latin foedus (hideous), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰoyǝ- (to frighten; be afraid). Cognate with Galician feo, Asturian feu and Spanish feo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

feio m (plural feios, feminine feia, feminine plural feias)

  1. an ugly person

Adjective[edit]

feio m (feminine feia plural feios feminine plural feias; comparable)

  1. ugly