medio

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See also: medio-, médio, medió, and mediò

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Noun[edit]

medio (accusative singular medion, plural medioj, accusative plural mediojn)

  1. environment

Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

medio m (feminine media, masculine plural medios, feminine plural medias)

  1. half
  2. average, typical
  3. (figuratively) the greater part
  4. central, at the midpoint

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Adverb[edit]

medio

  1. partly, somewhat, not completely
    É medio parvo. — "He is somewhat small."

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

medio m (plural medi)

  1. (anatomy) middle finger, tall man
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin medius, whence also Italian mezzo (an inherited doublet).

Adjective[edit]

medio m (feminine media, masculine plural medi, feminine plural medie)

  1. mean, average
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Verb[edit]

medio

  1. First-person singular present tense of mediare

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Found in Late and Vulgar Latin. From medius.

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Verb[edit]

present active mediō, present infinitive mediāre, perfect active mediāvī, supine mediātum

  1. I halve, divide in the middle.
  2. I am in the middle.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably partly borrowed from Latin medius as a semi-learned form or modified from an existing Old Spanish equivalent. Compare Portuguese meio. The sense of "medium" is taken from Latin medium.

Adjective[edit]

medio m (feminine media, masculine plural medios, feminine plural medias)

  1. half, half a/an
    media horahalf an hour
    media manzanahalf an apple
  2. middle, mid
    clase mediamiddle class
  3. mid, in the middle of
  4. mean, average
    velocidad mediaaverage speed
  5. a bit of a, somewhat of a
    Es medio idiota. — He’s a bit of an idiot.

Noun[edit]

medio m (plural medios)

  1. middle, center
  2. half
  3. medium (spiritualism)
  4. method, way
  5. (in the plural) means
  6. channel, vehicle, medium
  7. (in the plural) media
  8. (in the plural) resources, funds, means
  9. environment, surroundings, medium, milieu
  10. society
  11. habitat
  12. (soccer) halfback
  13. middle course
  14. (Mexico) medio (an ancient coin)
  15. (Peru, Cuba) five cents

Adverb[edit]

medio

  1. half, partly
    medio vestidohalf-dressed

Verb[edit]

medio

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

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