velho

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: vel‧ho
  • IPA(key): /ˈvelho/

Noun[edit]

velho

  1. wizard

Declension[edit]

Inflection of velho (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative velho velhot
genitive velhon velhojen
partitive velhoa velhoja
illative velhoon velhoihin
singular plural
nominative velho velhot
accusative nom. velho velhot
gen. velhon
genitive velhon velhojen
partitive velhoa velhoja
inessive velhossa velhoissa
elative velhosta velhoista
illative velhoon velhoihin
adessive velholla velhoilla
ablative velholta velhoilta
allative velholle velhoille
essive velhona velhoina
translative velhoksi velhoiksi
instructive velhoin
abessive velhotta velhoitta
comitative velhoineen

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese vello, from Vulgar Latin veclus, from Latin vetulus, diminutive of vetus, from Proto-Indo-European *wétos ‎(year).

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Adjective[edit]

velho m ‎(feminine singular velha, masculine plural velhos, feminine plural velhas, comparable)

  1. old; ancient (having existed for a long period of time)
    Essa escultura é velha.
    This sculpture is old.
  2. (of a living being) old; aged (having lived for most of the expected years)
    Pararei de trabalhar depois de ficar velho.
    I will stop working after I become old.
  3. (of an object) old (that has been used for a considerable period of time)
    Li um livro tão velho que as páginas ficavam caindo.
    I read a book so old that the pages kept falling off.
  4. old (obsolete or out-of-date)
    Essa teoria já está velha.
    This theory is already obsolete.

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Velho may be considered slightly offensive, especially when referring to people.

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Noun[edit]

velho m (plural velhos, feminine velha, feminine plural velhas)

  1. (sometimes offensive) an old person
  2. (slang) father
  3. (slang, Brazil) an informal form of address for males of any age; bro

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