miúdo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Already in the 13th century. From Old Portuguese miudo, earlier meudo, earlier mẽudo, from Latin minūtus (diminished), perfect passive participle of minuō (I diminish). Doublet of minuto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

miúdo m (feminine singular miúda, masculine plural miúdos, feminine plural miúdas)

  1. small
    Synonyms: pequeno
    • 1418, Ángel Rodríguez González (ed.), Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 95:
      Iten tordos et melrras cada hũu a coroado. Iten petos et pegas et agoanetas a quatro coroados cada ũu. Iten pasaros miudos et ouos a coroado.
      Item, thrushes and blackbirds, each one a crown. Item, woodpeckers and magpies and aguanetas [?], four crowns each one. Item, small birds and eggs, one crown.
  2. smallish
    Synonyms: pequeneiro

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

miúdo m (plural miúdos, feminine miúda, feminine plural miúdas)

  1. (usually in the plural) child
    Synonyms: meniño, rapaz
  2. (usually in the plural) an internal organ used as offal (food)
    Synonyms: miudanza

References[edit]

  • miudo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • miud” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • miudo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.



Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese miudo, earlier meudo, earlier mẽudo, from Latin minūtus (diminished), perfect passive participle of minuō (I diminish). Doublet of minuto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

miúdo m (feminine singular miúda, masculine plural miúdos, feminine plural miúdas, comparable)

  1. very small

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:miúdo.

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

miúdo m (plural miúdos, feminine miúda, feminine plural miúdas)

  1. (Portugal, Rio Grande do Sul) child

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:miúdo.

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

miúdo m (plural miúdos)

  1. (usually in the plural) an internal organ used as offal

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:miúdo.

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

miúdo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of miudar
    Eu miúdo isso.
    I diminish this.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:miudar.