camelo

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See also: cameló, camelô, and camèło

Galician[edit]

camelo.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese camelo, from Vulgar Latin *camellus, from Latin camēlus, from Ancient Greek κάμηλος (kámēlos), ultimately from Proto-Semitic *gamal-. Cognate with Portuguese camelo and Spanish camello.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɑˈmɛlʊ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

camelo m (plural camelos)

  1. camel
  2. (informal) pusher, drug dealer

References[edit]

  • camelo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • camelo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • camelo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • camelo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

camēlō

  1. dative singular of camēlus
  2. ablative singular of camēlus

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *camellus, from Latin camēlus, from Ancient Greek κάμηλος (kámēlos), ultimately from Proto-Semitic *gamal-. Cognate with Old Spanish camello.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camelo m

  1. camel

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: camelo
  • Portuguese: camelo

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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camelos

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese camelo, from Vulgar Latin *camellus, from Latin camēlus, from Ancient Greek κάμηλος (kámēlos), ultimately from Proto-Semitic *gamal-. Cognate with Galician camelo and Spanish camello.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camelo m (plural camelos)

  1. camel

See also[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From camelar.

Noun[edit]

camelo m (plural camelos)

  1. bluff, hoax, con
  2. baloney (fake news)
  3. (colloquial) flattery, gallantry (especially towards women)
    Synonyms: piropo, halago, galantería

Verb[edit]

camelo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of camelar.

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