anjo

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Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin angelus, from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos, messenger).

Noun[edit]

anjo m (plural anjos)

  1. angel

Portuguese[edit]

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anjo

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese angeo (angel), from Late Latin angelus (angel), from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos, messenger).

Cognate with Galician anxo, Spanish ángel, Catalan àngel, Occitan àngel, French ange, Italian angelo and Romanian înger.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

anjo m (plural anjos)

  1. angel
    • 1681, João Ferreira de Almeida, O Novo Testamento, Lucas 1:30:
      Entonces o Anjo lhe diſſe: Maria, naõ temas []
      Then the angel said unto her: Fear not Mary []
  2. (figuratively) a very good person

Descendants[edit]