gajo

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

gajo (plural gajos)

  1. Alternative form of gadjo (non-Roma)

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Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gajo

  1. nominative singular of gaja (elephant)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gajão, from Caló gachó (man), from Romani gadjo (non-Romani).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gajo m (plural gajos, feminine gaja, feminine plural gajas)

  1. (informal, chiefly Portugal) guy; dude (as a term of address)
    Synonyms: tipo, sujeito, (Brazil) cara
    • 2011, DAVID MACHADO, Deixem Falar as Pedras, Leya →ISBN, page 167
      O Pedro João Vilela era, resumido numa única palavra (que vale mais do que muitas palavras que por aí andam), um gajo fixe. Dito de outra maneira: nunca tive vontade de lhe bater. O gajo cumprimentava-me nos corredores, embora nunca  []
      Pedro João Vilela was, to express it with a single word (which is worth more than many of the words moving about), a cool guy. In other words: I have never felt like hitting him. The guy would greet me in the corridors, although [he] never []

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “gajo”, in Ciberduvidas[1], accessed March 25, 2015

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *galleus (oaken), from Latin galla (oak apple).

Noun[edit]

gajo m (plural gajos)

  1. tree branch
  2. a sector or segment of a fruit (torn), rarely a slice or wedge (cut)
  3. small cluster of grapes
  4. tine, prong, jag
  5. spur of mountains
  6. (Argentina, botany) cutting
    Synonym: esqueje

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