bafo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese bafo (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria). Cognate with Portuguese bafo, Ladino bafo and Spanish vaho.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bafo m (plural bafos)

  1. breath (exhalation)
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica Troiana:
      Et el deytaua da boca hũa escuma que semellaua chama, et o sseu bafo semellaua que queymaua o ayro.
      He emitted from his mouth a foam that seemed a flame, and his breath appeared to burn the air
  2. bad breath
  3. puff
  4. vapor, steam
    • 1409, José Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Rufus, Jordanus: Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 141:
      amasa todo en huun et cozeo en ola noua ben cuberta de huun testo, que non posa ende sayr bafo nen fumo
      knead everything together and cook it in a new pot, well covered by a lid, so that neither steam nor smoke come out
    Synonym: vapor
  5. air vent of the oven

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • bafo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • bafo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • bafo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • bafo” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • bafo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

bafo f (Latin spelling)

  1. breath
  2. blow (act of expeling air from the mouth)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic. From Old Portuguese bafo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bafo m (plural bafos)

  1. bad breath
  2. breath

Derived terms[edit]


Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bafo m (plural bafi)

  1. whisker
  2. (chiefly in the plural) moustache