solto

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See also: soltó

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese solto, from Vulgar Latin *soltus, from Latin solutus. Cognate with Portuguese solto and Spanish suelto.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsɔltʊ], [ˈsoltʊ]

Adjective[edit]

solto m (feminine singular solta, masculine plural soltos, feminine plural soltas)

  1. loose; free
  2. swift
  3. having diarrhea

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

solto m (plural soltos)

  1. loose change
    Synonym: cambio

References[edit]

  • solto” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • solto” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • solto” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • solto” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • solto” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *soltus, from Latin solutus. Doublet of soluto.

Participle[edit]

solto (feminine solta, masculine plural solti, feminine plural solte)

  1. past participle of solvere

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese solto, from Vulgar Latin *soltus, from Latin solutus.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈsow.tu/ [ˈsoʊ̯.tu]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈsow.to/ [ˈsoʊ̯.to]

  • Hyphenation: sol‧to

Adjective[edit]

solto (feminine solta, masculine plural soltos, feminine plural soltas, comparable, comparative mais solto, superlative o mais solto or soltíssimo, diminutive soltinho)

  1. loose; free
    As galinhas andam soltas pelo curral.The chickens roam free in the corral.
    Não deixar pontas soltas.Don't leave loose ends.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈsɔw.tu/ [ˈsɔʊ̯.tu]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈsɔw.to/ [ˈsɔʊ̯.to]

  • Hyphenation: sol‧to

Verb[edit]

solto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of soltar

Participle[edit]

solto (short participle, feminine solta, masculine plural soltos, feminine plural soltas)

  1. past participle of soltar