duios

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Romanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin root *doliōsus, ultimately from Latin dolor or dolere. Compare Italian doglioso, Friulian duliôs. Also possibly from an unattested lost word *doi, from Vulgar Latin *dolium, from Latin cordolium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

duios m, n ‎(feminine singular duioasă, masculine plural duioși, feminine and neuter plural duioase)

  1. doleful, sorrowful, woeful
  2. tender, soft
  3. fond, endearing, loving

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