cego

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See also: cegó and cé go

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

cego

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cegar

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cego, from Latin caecus.

Adjective[edit]

cego m (feminine singular cega, masculine plural cegos, feminine plural cegas)

  1. blind

Synonyms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cego (blind), from Latin caecus (blind), from Proto-Italic *kaikos (blind), from Proto-Indo-European *káykos (one-eyed, blind).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cego m (feminine singular cega, masculine plural cegos, feminine plural cegas, sometimes comparable)

  1. (of a person or animal) blind (unable to see)
    Eles são cegos.
    They are blind.
    Fiquei cega do olho esquerdo.
    I became blind in my left eye.
  2. (figuratively) blind; blinded (unable to realise the truth)
    Vocês estão cegos? A resposta é óbvia!
    Are you guys blind? The answer is obvious!
    Estávamos cegos de ódio.
    We were blinded by hatred.
  3. (of a blade or bladed instrument) dull (not sharp)
    Esta faca está tão cega que não corta nem manteiga.
    This knife is so dull that it doesn’t even cut butter.
    Synonyms: boto, embotado, rombo
    Antonyms: afiado
  4. (figuratively) impartial (treating all parties equally)
    A justiça é cega.
    Justice is blind.
    Synonyms: imparcial

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cego m (plural cegos, feminine cega, feminine plural cegas)

  1. a blind person

Verb[edit]

cego

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of cegar