ceo

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See also: CEO, ce'o, ceò, ceó, and céo

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin citō.

Adverb[edit]

ceo

  1. early

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese ceo (sky; heaven), 13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria; from Latin caelum (sky). Cognate with Portuguese ceu and Spanish cielo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈθɛʊ], [ˈθɛʊ̯], (western) [ˈsɛʊ̯]

Noun[edit]

ceo m (plural ceos)

  1. sky
    Synonym: firmamento
  2. heaven
    • 1326, López Ferreiro, Antonio (ed.): Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 294:
      Maria virgen que he auogada dos pecadores et acorremento dos cuitados complida de todas uirtudes et de todas santidades sobrelas outras criaturas que deus quis facer enno ceo et enna terra
      Mary the Virgin, advocate of the sinners and aid of the afflicted, complete of every virtue and of every saintliness over all the other creature that God wanted to make in Heaven as well as in Earth
  3. ceiling
    • 1326, López Ferreiro, Antonio (ed.): Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 295:
      mando esta mia cama assy como iaz con sous panos et con suas cortinas et ceo
      I bequeath this my bed, as it is, with its clothes and with its curtains and ceiling
    Synonym: teito

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ceo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • ceo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • ceo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • ceo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • ceo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ceó. Cognate with Manx kay and Scottish Gaelic ceò and English sky.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ceo m (genitive singular ceo or ciach or ceoigh, nominative plural ceonna or ceocha)

  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:

Derived terms[edit]

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.

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *kahwu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ċēo f

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

Related terms[edit]

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 Occitan 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]

  • Fala: ceu
  • Galician: ceo
  • Portuguese: céu (see there for further descendants)

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

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