cheio

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Etymology[edit]

Earlier cheo, from Old Portuguese chẽo, from Latin plenus, from Proto-Italic *plēnos, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós (full). Compare Catalan ple, Esperanto plena, French plein, Ido plena, Italian pieno, Romanian plin, Sardinian prenu, Spanish lleno.

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Adjective[edit]

cheio m (feminine cheia, masculine plural cheios, feminine plural cheias, comparable)

  1. full, filled, completed
    A rua está cheia de trânsito
    The street is full of traffic.
    Estou cheio.
    I'm full (not hungry anymore).
  2. covered
    A rua está cheia de óleo.
    The street is covered with oil.
  3. (figuratively) fed up, tired, annoyed
    Estou cheio dele.
    I'm fed up with him.

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