enfermo

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See also: enfermó

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese enfermo (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin īnfirmus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enfermo m (feminine singular enferma, masculine plural enfermos, feminine plural enfermas)

  1. sick, ill, diseased
    • 1409, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 157:
      Cauallo que ha a door no corpo dentro contynoadamente ten as orellas fryas et os ollos couos he mal enfermo
      the horse who has pain inside his body continuously, has the ears cold and the eyes hollow, is badly ill
    Synonyms: doente, mal

Noun[edit]

enfermo m (plural enfermos, feminine enferma, feminine plural enfermas)

  1. sick person
    Synonym: doente
  2. (in the plural) sick
    • 1390, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Os Miragres de Santiago. Versión gallega del Códice latino del siglo XII atribuido al papa Calisto I. Madrid: C.S.I.C., page 167:
      Ali da soude aos enfermos et alumea os çegos
      There He gives health to the sick and lights the blind

Verb[edit]

enfermo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of enfermar

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnfirmus.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

enfermo m (feminine singular enferma, masculine plural enfermos, feminine plural enfermas, comparable)

  1. (of a person) sick, ill

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /enˈfermo/, [ẽɱˈfermo]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin īnfirmus (weak, feeble), from īn- + firmus (strong).

Adjective[edit]

enfermo (feminine singular enferma, masculine plural enfermos, feminine plural enfermas)

  1. sick, ill
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

enfermo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of enfermar.