millo

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Galician[edit]

Millo
Millo miúdo

Etymology[edit]

From Latin milium (millet). In the 17th-19th century the name passed to be applied to a new crop, the American maize, whilst millet became known as millo miúdo (literally little maize).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

millo m (plural millos)

  1. (dated) millet
  2. maize, corn (plant)
  3. the grain from maize

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References[edit]

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



Inari Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Related to Northern Sami millu.

Noun[edit]

millo

  1. mill

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of millo
singular plural
Nominative millo miloh
Accusative milo milloid
Genitive milo miloi
Illative miilon milloid
Locative milloost miloin
Comitative milloin miloiguin
Abessive milottáá miloittáá
Essive millon
Partitive millod

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin milium (millet).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

millo m (plural millos)

  1. millet (a group of various types of grass or its grains)

Descendants[edit]