sabio

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See also: Sabio and sábio

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic الصابئة(al-Ṣābiʼah), of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsa.bjo/
  • Rhymes: -abjo
  • Hyphenation: sà‧bio

Noun[edit]

sabio m (plural sabi, feminine sabia)

  1. Sabian

References[edit]

  • sabio in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sapidus, from sapiō (to be wise, literally to taste of), from Proto-Indo-European *sap- (to try, to research).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sabio m (plural sabios, feminine singular sabia, feminine plural sabias)

  1. someone learned, a wise man; sage
    • c. 1200: Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 64v.
      e el reẏ con ſana q́ auie mando que mataſen todos los ſabios de babilonna e demandaron a danel e aſos conpaneros por matar
      And the king, full of anger, ordered all the wise men of Babylon be put to death, and they sought Daniel and his companions to put them to death.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Spanish: sabio

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish sabio, from Latin sapidus, from sapiō (to be wise, literally to taste of), from Proto-Indo-European *sap- (to try, to research).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsabjo/, [ˈsa.β̞jo]

Adjective[edit]

sabio (feminine sabia, masculine plural sabios, feminine plural sabias)

  1. learned
    Synonym: docto
  2. prudent; wise
    Synonym: prudente

Noun[edit]

sabio m (plural sabios, feminine sabia, feminine plural sabias)

  1. learned person
  2. wise person

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