mendigo

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See also: mendigó

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish mendigo.

Noun[edit]

mendigo (plural mendigos)

  1. A beggar.
    • 1887, Fanny Chambers Gooch Iglehart, “chapter IX”, in Face to Face with the Mexicans:
      Sitting complacently upon a broken, fallen column, we beheld an object that filled us with horror—an Indian mendigo, a representation in one, of the ancient Aztec, the pobre Mexicano, and the gentleman of the nineteenth century.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese mendigo, from Latin mendīcus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /mẽ.ˈdi.ɣu/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /mẽ.ˈd͡ʒi.ɡu/
    • (colloquial) IPA(key): /mĩ.ˈd͡ʒi.ɡu/
    • (very colloquial) IPA(key): /mĩ.ˈd͡ʒĩ.ɡu/
  • Hyphenation: men‧di‧go

Noun[edit]

mendigo m (plural mendigos, feminine mendiga, feminine plural mendigas)

  1. beggar (person who begs for a living)
    Synonym: pedinte

Verb[edit]

mendigo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of mendigar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mendīcus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mendigo m (plural mendigos, feminine mendiga, feminine plural mendigas)

  1. beggar (person who begs for a living)
    Synonym: limosnero

Verb[edit]

mendigo

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