peso

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See also: Peso, pesó, pesò, and pêso

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish peso.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpeɪsəʊ/
  • (PH) IPA(key): /ˈpɛsoʊ/, [ˈpɛso]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

peso (plural pesos)

  1. (historical) A former unit of currency in Spain and Spain's colonies, worth 8 reales; the Spanish dollar.
  2. The currency of various countries, including but not limited to Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

peso

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of pesar

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peso n

  1. peso (any of multiple currencies)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • peso in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • peso in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish peso.

Noun[edit]

peso

  1. (mexican) peso

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peso (accusative singular peson, plural pesoj, accusative plural pesojn)

  1. (numismatics) peso

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish peso.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeso/, [ˈpe̞s̠o̞]
  • Rhymes: -eso
  • Syllabification: pe‧so

Noun[edit]

peso

  1. peso (currency; coin or note of one peso)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of peso (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative peso pesot
genitive peson pesojen
partitive pesoa pesoja
illative pesoon pesoihin
singular plural
nominative peso pesot
accusative nom. peso pesot
gen. peson
genitive peson pesojen
partitive pesoa pesoja
inessive pesossa pesoissa
elative pesosta pesoista
illative pesoon pesoihin
adessive pesolla pesoilla
ablative pesolta pesoilta
allative pesolle pesoille
essive pesona pesoina
translative pesoksi pesoiksi
instructive pesoin
abessive pesotta pesoitta
comitative pesoineen
Possessive forms of peso (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person pesoni pesomme
2nd person pesosi pesonne
3rd person pesonsa

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese peso, from Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum.

Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. weight
  2. peso (unit of currency)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpe.zo/, (traditional) /ˈpe.so/
  • Rhymes: -ezo
  • Hyphenation: pé‧so

Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesi)

  1. weight
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Etymology 2[edit]

Deverbal of pesare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpe.zo/, (traditional) /ˈpe.so/
  • Rhymes: -ezo
  • Hyphenation: pé‧so

Adjective[edit]

peso (feminine pesa, masculine plural pesi, feminine plural pese)

  1. (informal, Tuscany) heavy
  2. (informal, Tuscany, figuratively) oppressive

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpe.zo/, (traditional) /ˈpe.so/
  • Rhymes: -ezo
  • Hyphenation: pé‧so

Verb[edit]

peso

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pesare

Etymology 4[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish peso.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. peso

References[edit]

  1. ^ peso in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pensum, via English peso and Spanish peso.

Noun[edit]

peso m (definite singular pesoen, indefinite plural peso or pesos, definite plural pesoene)

  1. a peso (currency unit of several Latin American countries, as well as the Philippines)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pensum, via English peso and Spanish peso.

Noun[edit]

peso m (definite singular pesoen, indefinite plural peso or pesos, definite plural pesoane)

  1. a peso (currency unit, as above)

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum, from pendō (I weigh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. weight
    • c. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario, page 53r.:
      Et a tal uertud que ſi la poné ſobre mill peſos de pez faz los feruir por ſu ṕṕdat bié como si estudieſſen a fuego.
      And its virtue it such that if it is put over a thousand weights of pitch it lights them due to its property, as if they were on fire.
    • c. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario, page 79r.:
      La ſegunda es q́ ſi beuiere oḿe della peſo duna dragma purga melanconia temprada miente ¬ bien.
      The second is that if one were to drink of it the weight of one drachma, it purges black bile soon and well.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Spanish: peso

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese peso, from Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum, from the verb penso (I weigh).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • pêso (obsolete, noun only)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun:

Verb:

  • Hyphenation: pe‧so

Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. weight (force on an object due to the gravitational attraction)
  2. heaviness (the condition of being heavy)
  3. weight (object used for its heaviness)
    1. (weightlifting) weight (heavy object lifted for strength training)
    2. (athletics) shot (heavy ball thrown in shot put)
  4. (figuratively) weight (importance or influence)
  5. (figuratively) emotional pressure
  6. (sports) weight class (subdivision of a competition based on the competitors’ weight)
  7. (mathematics) weight (value that multiplies a variable)
  8. (typography) weight; boldness (thickness of a character’s strokes)
Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:peso.

Synonyms[edit]
Antonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
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Verb[edit]

peso

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of pesar

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish peso.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. peso (currency unit of Argentina, Chile, Mexico and the Philippines)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish peso, from Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum, from pendō (to weigh). Doublet of the semi-learned pienso.

Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. (physics) weight (the force on an object due to gravitational attraction)
  2. weight (a block of metal used in a balance)
  3. weight class
  4. peso (unit of currency)
  5. weight (importance or influence)
  6. weight, burden, load, brunt (pressure)
  7. scales, scale (device used to measure weight)
    Synonyms: [Term?], báscula, balanza
Hyponyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

peso

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of pesar.

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