mollo

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See also: Mollo and mollò

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mollement.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mollo

  1. (informal) softly, gently
    Vas-y mollo, c’est fragile !
    Take it easy, it's fragile!

Synonyms[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Galician-Portuguese mãollo (Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin *manuclus, from manuculus, a variant of Latin manipulus, diminutive of manus (hand). Cognate with Portuguese molho and Spanish manojo.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoʎo̝/, /ˈmɔʎo̝/

Noun[edit]

mollo m (plural mollos)

  1. bundle
    Synonyms: feixe, mada

Etymology 2[edit]

Back formation from mollar (to wet).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mollo m (plural mollos)

  1. sauce
    Synonyms: prebe, salsa

References[edit]

  • mãollo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • moollo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • mollo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • mollo” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • mollo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • monllo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mollo (feminine singular molla, masculine plural molli, feminine plural molle)

  1. wet, damp, saturated, soaked

Verb[edit]

mollo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mollare

Related terms[edit]


Sotho[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀dɪ̀dò.

Noun[edit]

mollo class 3 (??? please provide the plural!)

  1. fire