ceo

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See also: CEO and ceò

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese ceo ‎(sky; heaven), from Latin caelum ‎(sky).

Noun[edit]

ceo m ‎(plural ceos)

  1. sky
  2. heaven

Synonyms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ceó.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ceo m ‎(genitive singular ceo, nominative plural ceonna)

  1. fog, mist
  2. haze
  3. vapour
  4. (in questions and negative sentences) nothing, anything
    Níl tú ag insint ceo den fhírinne dhom.
    You aren’t telling me a word of the truth.

Declension[edit]

Archaic or dialectal forms:

  • Alternative genitive singular: ceoigh
  • Alternative dative plural: ceonnaibh

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceo cheo gceo
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • 1 ceó” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “ceo” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "ceo" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kahwō.

Noun[edit]

ċēo f

  1. A chough, a bird of the genus Corvus; a jay; crow; jackdaw.

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Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ceo

  1. Alternative form of ço

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caelum ‎(sky). Cognate with Old Spanish cielo, Old Provençal cel and Old French ciel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ceo m ‎(plural ceos)

  1. sky
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 154 (facsimile):
      Como un tafur tirou con hũa baeſta hũa seeta cõtra o ceo con ſanna p̈ q̇ pdera. p̃ q̃ cuidaua q̇ firia a deos o.ſ.M̃.
      How a gambler shot, with a crossbow, a bolt at the sky, wrathful because he had lost. Because he wanted it to wound God or Holy Mary.
  2. (religion) heaven

Descendants[edit]

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  • Fala: ceu
  • Galician: ceo
  • Portuguese: céu
    • Angolar: onthe
    • Annobonese: osé
    • Guinea-Bissau Creole: seu
    • Indo-Portuguese: ceos
    • Kabuverdianu: séu
    • Korlai Creole Portuguese: sews
    • Principense: ose
    • Sãotomense: ose

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *cělъ, from Proto-Indo-European *koylos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cȅo ‎(definite cȇlī, comparative cȅljī, Cyrillic spelling це̏о)

  1. whole
  2. entire, complete

Declension[edit]


Venetian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ceo m (feminine singular cea, masculine plural cei, feminine plural cee)

  1. small
  2. minute

Synonyms[edit]