bico

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese bico, from Latin beccus, from Gaulish *beccos (chicken beak, small), from Proto-Celtic *bekkos (hook).

Noun[edit]

bico m (plural bicos)

  1. beak
  2. kiss

Verb[edit]

bico

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bicar

Ido[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • bito

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English bit, French bit, German Bit, Italian bit, Spanish bit, Russian бит (bit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bico (plural bici)

  1. (neologism, mathematics, computing) bit (binary digit)

Usage notes[edit]

bico is used more often than bito, since bito is already a word, meaning "bitt" (nautical). Though, occasional usage of bito for the binary digit does occure.


Portuguese[edit]

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bico

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese bico, from Latin beccus, from Gaulish *beccos (chicken beak, small), from Proto-Celtic *bekkos (hook). Possibly influenced by picar. Compare Spanish pico.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bico m (plural bicos)

  1. beak (structure projecting from a bird's face)
  2. (slang) side job
  3. (South Brazil) pacifier

Related terms[edit]