doente

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese doente, from Latin dolēns, dolēntem (hurting, suffering).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /doˈente̝/, /doˈɛnte̝/, /ˈdo̯ente̝/

Adjective[edit]

doente m, f (plural doentes)

  1. sick (in poor health)
    • 1292, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.) A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Vigo: Galaxia, page 47:
      eu Pedro Peláez de Vilar, jazendo doente no corpo e sao na memoria [...]
      I, Pedro Peláez de Vilar, lying sick of my body but sound in my memory [...]
  2. aching
  3. rabid (e.g. a dog)
  4. mad, furious

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Noun[edit]

doente m, f (plural doentes)

  1. a sick person
    • 1327, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Vigo: Galaxia, page 79:
      e proueam á dita albergaría de leytos e de feltros et mantas e de cubertas e manteñan y hun ome e hua moller que aguarde a roupa e faça os leytos aos doentes e os caldos quando lles conpryr
      and they should provide that hospital with beds and felts and blankets and covers, and they should keep there a man and a woman who should guard the clothes and make the beds of the sick and the hot soup when they would need it

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References[edit]

  • doente” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • doente” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • doente” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • doente” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese doente, from Latin dolēns, dolēntem (hurting, suffering).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

doente m, f (plural doentes, comparable)

  1. sick (in poor health)
  2. (informal) mad, crazy

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Noun[edit]

doente m f (plural doentes)

  1. a sick person
  2. (informal) a crazy or mad person

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