serio

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See also: Serio, sério, and Sério

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /seˈrio/
  • Hyphenation: se‧ri‧o
  • Rhymes: -io
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Noun[edit]

serio (accusative singular serion, plural serioj, accusative plural seriojn)

  1. series

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sērius (grave, earnest, serious), from Proto-Indo-European *swēr- (heavy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

serio (feminine singular seria, masculine plural seri, feminine plural serie)

  1. serious
  2. earnest

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sēriō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of sērius

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

serio (comparative bardziej serio, superlative najbardziej serio)

  1. (informal) seriously, not jokingly
    Mówisz serio?You're not joking, are you?
  2. (informal) seriously, wholeheartedly
    Potraktuj sprawę serio.Treat this matter seriously.

Further reading[edit]

  • serio in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • serio in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

serio m (feminine singular seria, masculine plural serios, feminine plural serias, comparable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of sério

Verb[edit]

serio

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

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin sērius.

Adjective[edit]

serio (feminine singular seria, masculine plural serios, feminine plural serias)

  1. serious, earnest, sober, solemn (without humor)
    • 1998, Vicente Francisco Torres M., La novela bolero latinoamericana, UNAM →ISBN, page 168
      Nunca te vuelvas una persona seria.
      Never become a serious person.
  2. serious, grave, deep (important, weighty)
    • 1888, Armando Palacio Valdés, El cuarto poder, Library of Alexandria →ISBN
      [] y quisiera hablar con usted de un asunto serio, a ver qué me aconseja.
      [] and I wanted to speak with you about a serious matter, to see what advice you give.
    Synonym: grave
  3. serious (really intending what was said)
  4. straight (demeanor)
    Mi culpa. Solo no podía mantener la cara seria por mucho tiempo. Era imposible.
    My bad. I just couldn't keep a straight face for very long. It was impossible.
  5. staid (formal)
    Su despedida de soltero parece que va a ser un evento muy serio. Digo, se espera que usemos vestimenta formal.
    His bachelor party seems like it's going to be a very staid affair. I mean, we are expected to wear formal attire.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Conjugated form

Verb[edit]

serio

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

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