velho

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  • Hyphenation: vel‧ho
  • IPA(key): /ˈvelho/

Noun[edit]

velho

  1. wizard

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese vello, from Vulgar Latin veclus, from Latin vetulus, diminutive of vetus, from Proto-Indo-European *wetos- (year).

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Adjective[edit]

velho m (feminine velha, masculine plural velhos, feminine plural velhas, comparable)

  1. old; ancient (having existed for a long period of time)
    Essa escultura é velha.
    This sculpture is old.
  2. (of a living being) old; aged (having lived for most of the expected years)
    Pararei de trabalhar depois de ficar velho.
    I will stop working after I become old.
  3. (of an object) old (that has been used for a considerable period of time)
    Li um livro tão velho que as páginas ficavam caindo.
    I read a book so old that the pages kept falling off.
  4. old (obsolete or out-of-date)
    Essa teoria já está velha.
    This theory is already obsolete.

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Velho may be considered slightly offensive, especially when referring to people.

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Noun[edit]

velho m (plural velhos, feminine velha, feminine plural velhas)

  1. (sometimes offensive) an old person
  2. (slang) father
  3. (slang, Brazil) an informal form of address for males of any age; bro

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