feliz

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fēlīx, fēlīcem.

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feliz (epicene, plural felices)

  1. happy

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese feliz, a semi-learned borrowing from Latin fēlīx, fēlīcem which displaced the inherited form fiiz; from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-lw-i, from *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suckle).

Adjective[edit]

feliz m or f (plural felices)

  1. happy
    Synonym: ledo
    Antonyms: infeliz, triste

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References[edit]

  • feliz” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • feliz” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • feliz” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • feliz” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese feliz, a semi-learned borrowing from Latin fēlīcem, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-lw-i, from *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suckle). The Old Portuguese form fiiz, however, was popularly inherited, but later replaced by feliz, in a process of restoration[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: (Brazil) -is, (Portugal, Rio de Janeiro) -iʃ
  • Hyphenation: fe‧liz

Adjective[edit]

feliz m or f (plural felizes)

  1. happy
    Synonym: alegre
    Antonyms: infeliz, triste
  2. fortunate
    Antonym: infeliz

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Further reading[edit]

  • feliz” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fēlīx, fēlīcem.[1] Compare Catalan feliç.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /feˈliθ/, [feˈliθ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /feˈlis/, [feˈlis]
  • Hyphenation: fe‧liz
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

feliz (plural felices)

  1. happy, merry (trait)
    Synonym: alegre
    Antonyms: infeliz, triste
    Él es un tipo feliz en general.He's just a happy guy in general.
  2. pleased, glad
    Synonym: contento
  3. joyous, merry, happy
    una ocasión feliza joyous occasion

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