afilhado

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the past participle of afilhar, from Late Latin adfiliare, affiliare (to adopt as a son), from Latin ad + filius (son). Compare Spanish ahijado, Asturian afiáu.

Noun[edit]

afilhado m (plural afilhados, feminine afilhada, feminine plural afilhadas)

  1. godson, godchild

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