parayso

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin paradīsus, from Ancient Greek παράδεισος (parádeisos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌpa.ɾa.ˈi.z̺o/

Noun[edit]

parayso m (plural paraysos)

  1. (religion) paradise; heaven
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 2 (facsimile):
      Eſta é de como ſta maria pareceu en toledo a ſant alifonſſo ⁊ deull ũa alua q̇ trouxe de paraẏſo con que diſſeſſe miſſa.
      This one is (about) how Holy Mary appeared to Saint Ildefonso in Toledo and gave him an alb from paradise to celebrate mass.

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