bendito

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned borrowing from Ecclesiastical Latin benedictus (blessed), perfect passive participle of Latin benedīcō (to speak well of). Compare the inherited doublet bento.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: ben‧di‧to

Adjective[edit]

bendito (feminine bendita, masculine plural benditos, feminine plural benditas)

  1. blessed; holy (worthy of worship)
    Synonym: bento

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned borrowing from Ecclesiastical Latin benedictus (blessed), perfect passive participle of Latin benedīcō (to speak well of). Doublet of benito, as well as Old Spanish bendicho.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /benˈdito/, [bẽn̪ˈd̪i.t̪o]

Adjective[edit]

bendito (feminine bendita, masculine plural benditos, feminine plural benditas)

  1. blessed
    Antonym: maldito

Derived terms[edit]

Participle[edit]

bendito (feminine bendita, masculine plural benditos, feminine plural benditas)

  1. masculine singular past participle of bendecir
    Synonym: bendecido

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