medio

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See also: medio-, médio, medió, and mediò

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

medio ‎(accusative singular medion, plural medioj, accusative plural mediojn)

  1. environment

Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

medio m (feminine singular media, masculine plural medios, feminine plural medias)

  1. half
  2. average, typical
  3. (figuratively) the greater part
  4. central, at the midpoint

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Adverb[edit]

medio

  1. partly, somewhat, not completely
    É medio parvo. — "He is somewhat small."

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

medio m ‎(plural medi)

  1. (anatomy) middle finger, tall man
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin medius, whence also Italian mezzo (an inherited doublet).

Adjective[edit]

medio m ‎(feminine singular media, masculine plural medi, feminine plural medie)

  1. mean, average
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

medio

  1. First-person singular present tense of mediare

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Found in Late and Vulgar Latin. From medius.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mediō ‎(present infinitive mediāre, perfect active mediāvī, supine mediātum); first conjugation

  1. I halve, divide in the middle.
  2. I am in the middle.

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of medio (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mediō mediās mediat mediāmus mediātis mediant
imperfect mediābam mediābās mediābat mediābāmus mediābātis mediābant
future mediābō mediābis mediābit mediābimus mediābitis mediābunt
perfect mediāvī mediāvistī mediāvit mediāvimus mediāvistis mediāvērunt, mediāvēre
pluperfect mediāveram mediāverās mediāverat mediāverāmus mediāverātis mediāverant
future perfect mediāverō mediāveris mediāverit mediāverimus mediāveritis mediāverint
passive present medior mediāris, mediāre mediātur mediāmur mediāminī mediantur
imperfect mediābar mediābāris, mediābāre mediābātur mediābāmur mediābāminī mediābantur
future mediābor mediāberis, mediābere mediābitur mediābimur mediābiminī mediābuntur
perfect mediātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect mediātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect mediātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mediem mediēs mediet mediēmus mediētis medient
imperfect mediārem mediārēs mediāret mediārēmus mediārētis mediārent
perfect mediāverim mediāverīs mediāverit mediāverīmus mediāverītis mediāverint
pluperfect mediāvissem mediāvissēs mediāvisset mediāvissēmus mediāvissētis mediāvissent
passive present medier mediēris, mediēre mediētur mediēmur mediēminī medientur
imperfect mediārer mediārēris, mediārēre mediārētur mediārēmur mediārēminī mediārentur
perfect mediātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect mediātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mediā mediāte
future mediātō mediātō mediātōte mediantō
passive present mediāre mediāminī
future mediātor mediātor mediantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives mediāre mediāvisse mediātūrus esse mediārī mediātus esse mediātum īrī
participles mediāns mediātūrus mediātus mediandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
mediāre mediandī mediandō mediandum mediātum mediātū

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References[edit]

  • medio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • MEDIO in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • medio in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to remove a person: e or de medio tollere
    • (ambiguous) to leave a thing undecided: aliquid in medio, in dubio relinquere (Cael. 20. 48)
    • (ambiguous) to publish, make public: in medio ponere (proponere)
    • (ambiguous) let us leave that undecided: hoc in medio relinquamus

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably partly borrowed from Latin medius as a semi-learned form or modified from an existing Old Spanish equivalent. Compare Portuguese meio. The sense of "medium" is taken from Latin medium.

Adjective[edit]

medio m ‎(feminine singular media, masculine plural medios, feminine plural medias)

  1. half, half a/an
    media horahalf an hour
    media manzanahalf an apple
  2. middle, mid
    clase mediamiddle class
  3. mid, in the middle of
  4. mean, average
    velocidad mediaaverage speed
  5. a bit of a, somewhat of a
    Es medio idiota. — He’s a bit of an idiot.

Noun[edit]

medio m ‎(plural medios)

  1. middle, center
  2. half
  3. medium (spiritualism)
  4. method, way
  5. (in the plural) means
  6. channel, vehicle, medium
  7. (in the plural) media
  8. (in the plural) resources, funds, means
  9. environment, surroundings, medium, milieu
  10. society
  11. habitat
  12. (soccer) halfback
  13. middle course
  14. (Mexico) medio (an ancient coin)
  15. (Peru, Cuba) five cents

Adverb[edit]

medio

  1. half, partly
    medio vestidohalf-dressed

Verb[edit]

medio

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

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