busto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian

Noun[edit]

busto (plural bustos or bustoes)

  1. (archaic) A bust; a statue.
    • Elias Ashmole, The Antiquities of Berkshire
      The Entrance to the Royal Apartment is through a Vestibule, supported by Pillars, with some antick Bustoes in the Niches []

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Celtiberian [script needed] (boustom), from Proto-Celtic *bāus (from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws (cow)) + a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *steh₂- (to stand);[1] documented in local Latin all along the Middle Ages. Cognate with Sanskrit गोष्ठ (goṣṭha, cow-pen).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈbusto̝/

Noun[edit]

busto m (plural bustos)

  1. (archaic) Enclosed pasture, usually in the hills, on which livestock is kept for feeding.
  2. (obsolete) A herd of cattle.
    • 1300, R. Martínez López (ed. ), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV, page 277:
      et aly ouvo moytas gréés de ouellas et bustos de vacas
      and there were many flocks of sheep and many herds of cows

References[edit]

  • busto” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • busto” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • busto” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  1. ^ Julián Santano Moreno, "Celtibérico boustom, iberorromance busto, “pastizal, vacada” y bosta “boñiga”", Nouvelle Revue d’Onomastique, n° 56, 2014, p. 227-262.

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

busto (plural busti)

  1. (human anatomy) bust, the head and the upper section of the torso
  2. (sculpting) bust, sculpture of the head and the upper section of the torso

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin būstum (burial mound”, “tomb).
The semantic shift from “tomb” to “bust” happened via the meaning of “sepulchral statue”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbus.to/, [ˈbus̪t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -usto
  • Stress: bùsto
  • Hyphenation: bu‧sto

Noun[edit]

busto m (plural busti)

  1. (obsolete) tomb, grave
    • 1372 ca., Giovanni Boccaccio, Esposizioni sopra la Commedia di Dante Alighieri (Il comento sopra la Commedia di Dante Alighieri, Tomo II, Ig. Moutier (1831), page 280):
      Chiamansi ancora i sepolcri busti, e questi son detti da' corpi combusti, [...]
      The sepulchres are still called tombs, so called for the cremated bodies, [...]
  2. (by extension, obsolete) cadaver, corpse
  3. (sculpture) bust
  4. (by extension, anatomy) torso
  5. (by extension) corset

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

būstō

  1. dative singular of būstum
  2. ablative singular of būstum

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

busto m (plural bustos)

  1. bust (sculptural portrayal of a person’s head and shoulders)
  2. bust (breasts and upper thorax of a woman)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin būsto.

Noun[edit]

busto m (plural bustos)

  1. bust