peito

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pectus (chest, breast), from Proto-Indo-European *peg (breast).

Noun[edit]

peito m (plural peitos)

  1. (anatomy) chest

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese peito, from Latin pectus (chest, breast), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peg (breast).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peito m (plural peitos)

  1. (anatomy) thorax
  2. chest, breast (front of the thorax)
  3. breast (of a woman)
  4. (figuratively) boldness
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese peito, from Latin pactum (pact).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peito m (plural peitos)

  1. (dated) tribute
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • peito” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • peito” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • peito” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • peito” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • peito” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese peito, from Latin pectus (chest, breast), from Proto-Italic *pektos, from Proto-Indo-European *peg (breast).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈpɐj.tu/, [ˈpɐj.tu]
    • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /ˈpej.tu/, [ˈpej.tu]
    • IPA(key): (Southern Portugal) /ˈpe.tu/, [ˈpe.tu]

Noun[edit]

peito m (plural peitos)

  1. (anatomy) chest
  2. breast
  3. (Brazil, swimming) breaststroke
    Synonym: (Portugal) bruços

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: pitu

Tongan[edit]

Noun[edit]

peito

  1. kitchen