poderio

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See also: poderío

Old Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From poder (power, strength) +‎ -io.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

poderio m (usually uncountable)

  1. power, influence
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 9r.
      Et la eſtrella que es mediana delas tres que ſon ala cola de aries a poderio ſobreſta piedra & della recibe la fuerça ¬ la uertud.
      And the median star of the three that form the tail of Aries has power over this stone, which receives its strength and virtue from it.
    • Idem, f. 13r.
      Et la eſtrella luziente que es en el lado dieſtro dela figura de perſio. a poderyo ſobreſta piedra ¬ della recibe la uertud.
      And the bright star that is on the right side of the figure of Perseus has power over this stone, which receives virtue from it.

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  • Spanish: poderío