laido

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French lait, leit (unpleasant, horrible, odious), of Germanic origin, from Proto-Germanic *laiþaz (sorrowful, unpleasant), from Proto-Indo-European *leyt- (unpleasant). More at English loath.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

laido m (feminine singular laida, masculine plural laidos, feminine plural laidas)

  1. very ugly
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 398:
      Mays era tã laydo et tã desaposto que esto sería hũa grã marauilla de cõtar, ca el nõ andaua uestido, mays todo era cabeludo cõmo besta
      But he was so ugly and unhandsome that this would be a marvellous story, because he didn't wear clothes, but he was totally furred as a beast

Derivative terms[edit]

References[edit]

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



Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French lait, leit (unpleasant, horrible, odious), of Germanic origin, from Low Frankish *laiþ (unpleasant, obstinate, odious) from Proto-Germanic *laiþaz (sorrowful, unpleasant), from Proto-Indo-European *leyt- (unpleasant). Akin to Old High German leid (unpleasant, odious) (German leid (unfortunate), Leid (grief)), Old Norse leiþr (odious), Old English lāþ (unpleasant, odious). More at English loath.

Adjective[edit]

laido (feminine singular laida, masculine plural laidi, feminine plural laide)

  1. filthy, foul
  2. obscene

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