buio

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Celtic *bodyos (yellow), from Proto-Indo-European *badyo- (yellow, brown).

Noun[edit]

buio m (plural buios)

  1. beeswax ball (formed after removing honey from comb)
  2. crude wax
    Synonyms: borra, cera
  3. belly
    Synonym: bandullo
  4. bunch of grapes after being squeezed out in the winepress, pomace
    Synonyms: broazo, bagaño, bagullo, bagazo

References[edit]

  • buyo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *burius (“red; dark”), from Latin furvus, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰus-on, cognate with Old English dosen (dark brown).

Adjective[edit]

buio (feminine singular buia, masculine plural bui, feminine plural buie)

  1. dark (contrary of luminous)

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Noun[edit]

buio m (plural bui)

  1. darkness, dark
    E nel buio sognavo la tua mano leggera.
    And in the darkness I dreamed of your gentle touch.

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