parayso

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin paradīsus, from Ancient Greek παράδεισος (paradeisos), from Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬸𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (pairi.daēza, walled enclusure, encompassing)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌpa.ɾa.ˈi.z̺o/

Noun[edit]

parayso m (plural paraysos)

  1. (religion) paradise; heaven
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 2 (facsimile):
      Eſta é de como ſta maria pareceu en toledo a ſant alifonſſo ⁊ deull ũa alua q̇ trouxe de paraẏſo con que diſſeſſe miſſa.
      This one is (about) how Holy Mary appeared to Saint Ildefonso in Toledo and gave him an alb from paradise to celebrate mass.

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