gaio

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Galician[edit]

Gaio

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin gaius (jay). Cognate with Spanish gayo, French geai, English jay.

Noun[edit]

gaio m (plural gaios)

  1. Eurasian jay
    Synonyms: pega marxa, pega rebordá

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from Latin gaudium (joy), as borrowed from Old Occitan gai;[1] alternatively of Germanic origin.

Noun[edit]

gaio m (plural gaios)

  1. joy, merriment
Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gaio m (feminine singular gaia, masculine plural gaios, feminine plural gaias)

  1. merry, playful

References[edit]

  • gaio” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • gaio” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • gaio” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • gaio” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly of Germanic origin, or from Latin vagus (wandering, flighty, giddy); likely of the same genesis as Old Occitan gai, whence cognate to French gai and English gay.

Adjective[edit]

gaio (feminine singular gaia, masculine plural gai, feminine plural gaie)

  1. gay (original meaning), cheerful, happy
  2. bright (colours)

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin gaius.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaio m (plural gaios)

  1. jay (any bird of the genus Garrulus)