peso

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See also: Peso, péso, pesò, and pesó

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish peso.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peso ‎(plural pesos)

  1. Former unit of currency in Spain a Spain's colonies worth 8 reales; Spanish dollar.
  2. Former unit of currency in Argentina worth 1/100 austral.
  3. A coin equal to a Spanish dollar.
  4. Name of the currency of various countries including, but not limited to: Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Philippines.
  5. A coin or note worth one peso.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

peso

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of pesar

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (numismatics) peso

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

peso

  1. peso (currency)

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

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pensum.

Noun[edit]

peso m ‎(plural pesos)

  1. weight
  2. peso (unit of currency)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pensum.

Noun[edit]

peso m ‎(plural pesi)

  1. weight

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Verb[edit]

peso

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pesare

Anagrams[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pensum, via 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 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 Latin pensum, from pendō ‎(I weigh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesos)

  1. weight
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, 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.
    • Idem, f. 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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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese peso, from Latin pensum, 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 usage examples of this term, see Citations:peso.

Synonyms[edit]
  • (heaviness): pesadez (less common)
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Verb[edit]

peso

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish peso.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peso m (plural pesos)

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish peso, from Latin pensum, from pendō ‎(I weigh).

Noun[edit]

peso m ‎(plural pesos)

  1. weight
  2. peso (unit of currency)

Related terms[edit]

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Verb[edit]

peso

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