justo

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See also: Justo and justó

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jūstō

  1. dative masculine singular of jūstus
  2. dative neuter singular of jūstus
  3. ablative masculine singular of jūstus
  4. ablative neuter singular of jūstus

Old Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • iusto (alternative spelling)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin iūstus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

justo m (plural justos, feminine singular justa, feminine plural justas)

  1. someone just, righteous
    • c. 1200: Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 2r.
      […] Quiçab. ha. L. iuſtos en eſta uilla e pues matar los as. E non parçiras allogar por los. L. iuſtos. Por fer eſta coſa uedado ſea ati. de matar el iuſto por el peccador. Nó ſe juez en toda la tierra q́ fẏzies eſte iudizio.
      “[…] Perhaps there are fifty righteous in this city and thus you would kill them. Will you not spare the place for the fifty righteous? To do such a thing is far from you; to kill the righteous because of the sinner. I know not of a judge on earth who would make such a judgment”.

Adjective[edit]

justo (feminine singular justa, masculine plural justos, feminine plural justas)

  1. just, righteous
    • c. 1200: Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 14v.
      embio pharaon amoẏſen ¬ aaron. E dixo les peq́ eſta uez el criador es iuſto. ¬ ẏo e mio pueblo ſomos peccadores. […]
      Pharaoh sent for Moses and Aaron and said, “This time I have sinned against you, and the Creator is just, and my people and I are sinners. […]”

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Spanish: justo

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese justo, from Latin iūstus (just, righteous), jūstus, from Proto-Italic *jowestos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yew-.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil including São Paulo) /ˈʒus.tu/, [ˈʒus.tu]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /ˈʒuʃ.tu/, [ˈʒuʃ.tu]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈʒuʃ.tu/, [ˈʒuʃ.tu]

Adjective[edit]

justo m (feminine singular justa, masculine plural justos, feminine plural justas, comparable)

  1. free from sin and guilt; righteous
  2. morally justified; righteous
  3. fair, just

Inflection[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish justo, from Latin iūstus, jūstus, from Proto-Italic *jowestos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yew-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxusto/, [ˈxus.t̪o]

Adverb[edit]

justo

  1. right, just
  2. exactly
  3. tightly

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

justo (feminine justa, masculine plural justos, feminine plural justas) (superlative justísimo)

  1. just, fair

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

justo

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

Further reading[edit]


Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin iūstus, jūstus (compare Italian giusto).

Adjective[edit]

justo m (feminine singular justa, masculine plural justi, feminine plural juste)

  1. right
  2. just, fair