pequeno

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pequeno, probably from Vulgar Latin *peccuīnus, from *pittīnus, perhaps from a Celtic root.

Adjective[edit]

pequeno m (feminine singular pequena, masculine plural pequenos, feminine plural pequenas)

  1. small

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pequeno, probably from Vulgar Latin *peccuīnus, from Vulgar Latin *pittīnus, perhaps from a Celtic root. Compare Spanish pequeño, French petit and Italian piccolo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pequeno m ‎(feminine singular pequena, masculine plural pequenos, feminine plural pequenas, comparable)

  1. small
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 137:
      Rony ralhou com um aluno do primeiro ano particularmente pequeno [...]
      Ron scolded a first-year student particularly small [...]

Inflection[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

pequeno m (plural pequenos, feminine pequena, feminine plural pequenas)

  1. (colloquial) child

Derived terms[edit]