seco

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See also: séco, secò, and secó

Asturian[edit]

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seco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of secar

Galician[edit]

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seco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of secar

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin secum, the only form of cum + se. (The form cum se resonated with an obscene word and was therefore shunned).

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seco

  1. (literary) with oneself
  2. along
    Portalo seco- Bring him along.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sek- (to cut). Cognates include Old Church Slavonic сѣщи (sěšti, to cut, hack, chop off) and Old English saga (English saw).

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Verb[edit]

present active secō, present infinitive secāre, perfect active secuī, supine sectum

  1. I cut, cut off.
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Exodus.29.17
      Ipsum autem arietem secabis in frustra: lotaque intestina ejus ac pedes, pones super concissas carnes, et super caput illius.
      And thou shalt cut the ram in pieces, and wash the inwards of him, and his legs, and put them unto his pieces, and unto his head.
  2. I cleave, divide.
  3. (medicine) I operate, amputate, perform surgery.
  4. I castrate.
  5. (by extension) I wound, injure.
  6. (figuratively) I hurt with my words.

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

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seco

  1. third-person singular present of sec

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese seco, from Latin siccus, from Proto-Indo-European *seik-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈse.ku/
  • Hyphenation: se‧co

Adjective[edit]

seco m (feminine seca, plural secos, feminine plural secas; comparable)

  1. Devoid of liquids; dry.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin siccus.

Adjective[edit]

seco m (feminine seca, masculine plural secos, feminine plural secas)

  1. dry

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seco

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

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