vello

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See also: Vello and velló

Galician[edit]

Un vello galego ("a Galician old man")

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese vello, from Vulgar Latin veclus, from Latin vetulus, diminutive of vetus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vello m (feminine singular vella, masculine plural vellos, feminine plural vellas)

  1. old

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

vello m (plural vellos, feminine vella, feminine plural vellas)

  1. old man
    • 1978, Lois Álvarez Pousa, "A Sementeira" (song by Fuxan os Ventos):
      Un vello que dea consellos / un rostro de fume e pan / que conte contos aos nenos / do cuco e do paspallás.
      An old man who gives counsel / a face of smoke and bread / who tells tales to the children / about the cuckoo and the quail
    Synonyms: ancián, vedraño
  2. (slang) father
    Synonyms: padre, pai

References[edit]

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

Ingrian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Ala-Laukaa) IPA(key): /ˈʋelːo/
  • (Hevaha, Soikkola) IPA(key): /ˈʋelːoi̯/ (phonemic spelling: velloi)
    • (Vääräoja) IPA(key): /ˈʋelːo/
  • Hyphenation: vel‧lo

Noun[edit]

vello (genitive vellon, partitive velloa)

  1. Alternative form of veljä
    • 1936, D. I. Efimov, Lukukirja: Inkeroisia alkușkouluja vart (toin osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 34:
      Elivät miunka mama i siso ja peen vello.
      With me lived mum and [my] sister and [my] little brother.

Declension[edit]

Declension of vello (type 4/koivu, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative vello vellot
genitive vellon velloin, velloloin
partitive velloa velloja, velloloja
illative velloo velloihe, velloloihe
inessive velloos vellois, vellolois
elative vellost velloist, velloloist
allative vellolle velloille, velloloille
adessive vellool velloil, velloloil
ablative vellolt velloilt, velloloilt
translative velloks velloiks, velloloiks
essive vellonna
velloon
velloinna, velloloinna
velloin, velloloin
exessive1) vellont velloint, velloloint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)

References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 652

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin vellus, possibly crossed with villus.

Noun[edit]

vello m (plural velli)

  1. hair, fur
  2. fleece
    il vello d'orothe golden fleece

References[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

vello

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vellere

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *welnō, from Proto-Indo-European *welh₃-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vellō (present infinitive vellere, perfect active vulsī or vellī, supine vulsum); third conjugation

  1. I pluck out (feathers etc)
  2. I depilate
  3. I pull or tear down; I demolish

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of vellō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present vellō vellis vellit vellimus vellitis vellunt
imperfect vellēbam vellēbās vellēbat vellēbāmus vellēbātis vellēbant
future vellam vellēs vellet vellēmus vellētis vellent
perfect vulsī, vellī vulsistī, vellistī vulsit, vellit vulsimus, vellimus vulsistis, vellistis vulsērunt, vulsēre, vellērunt, vellēre
pluperfect vulseram, velleram vulserās, vellerās vulserat, vellerat vulserāmus, vellerāmus vulserātis, vellerātis vulserant, vellerant
future perfect vulserō, vellerō vulseris, velleris vulserit, vellerit vulserimus, vellerimus vulseritis, velleritis vulserint, vellerint
passive present vellor velleris, vellere vellitur vellimur velliminī velluntur
imperfect vellēbar vellēbāris, vellēbāre vellēbātur vellēbāmur vellēbāminī vellēbantur
future vellar vellēris, vellēre vellētur vellēmur vellēminī vellentur
perfect vulsus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect vulsus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect vulsus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present vellam vellās vellat vellāmus vellātis vellant
imperfect vellerem vellerēs velleret vellerēmus vellerētis vellerent
perfect vulserim, vellerim vulserīs, vellerīs vulserit, vellerit vulserīmus, vellerīmus vulserītis, vellerītis vulserint, vellerint
pluperfect vulsissem, vellissem vulsissēs, vellissēs vulsisset, vellisset vulsissēmus, vellissēmus vulsissētis, vellissētis vulsissent, vellissent
passive present vellar vellāris, vellāre vellātur vellāmur vellāminī vellantur
imperfect vellerer vellerēris, vellerēre vellerētur vellerēmur vellerēminī vellerentur
perfect vulsus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect vulsus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present velle vellite
future vellitō vellitō vellitōte velluntō
passive present vellere velliminī
future vellitor vellitor velluntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives vellere vulsisse, vellisse vulsūrum esse vellī vulsum esse vulsum īrī
participles vellēns vulsūrus vulsus vellendus, vellundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
vellendī vellendō vellendum vellendō vulsum vulsū

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: bilescu, biliri
  • Italian: vellere
  • Romanian: beli, belire

References[edit]

  • vello in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vello in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vello in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin villus (hair, tuft of hair).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ˈbeʝo/, [ˈbe.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ˈbeʎo/, [ˈbe.ʎo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈbeʃo/, [ˈbe.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈbeʒo/, [ˈbe.ʒo]
  • Homophone: bello
  • Noun[edit]

    vello m (plural vellos)

    1. body hair, androgenic hair, vellus hair
    2. facial hair

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