rubio

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Galician[edit]

Galician vaca rubia

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rubeus. Cognate with Portuguese ruvio and Spanish rubio.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rubio m (feminine singular rubia, masculine plural rubios, feminine plural rubias)

  1. reddish, ginger
    • c1350, K. M. Parker (ed.), Historia Troyana. Santiago: Instituto "Padre Sarmiento", page 185:
      el RRey Faraõ, o que morreu ẽno mar RRubio quando ya pos los judeus
      the Pharaoh king, the one who died at the Red Sea when chasing the Jews
  2. dark blond
  3. blushed

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

rubio m (plural rubios, feminine rubia, feminine plural rubias)

  1. blond or red person
  2. gurnard (fish)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • ruvio” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • rubio" in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • rubio” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • rubio” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • rubio” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rubeus. Doublet of roya or royo, as well as the borrowing rúbeo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrubjo/, [ˈruβjo]

Adjective[edit]

rubio (feminine singular rubia, masculine plural rubios, feminine plural rubias)

  1. blond

Descendants[edit]

  • Tagalog: rubyo

Noun[edit]

rubio m (plural rubios, feminine rubia, feminine plural rubias)

  1. a blond (or blonde) person
  2. gurnard (fish)

See also[edit]