céu

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese ceo (sky; heaven), from Latin caelum (sky).

Cognate with Galician ceo, Spanish cielo, Catalan cel, Occitan cèl, French ciel, Italian cielo and Romanian cer.

Noun[edit]

céu m (plural céus)

  1. sky
    • 2003, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix, Rocco, page 246:
      Então continuaram a estudar enquanto o céu lá fora se tornava gradualmente mais escuro.
      Then they continued to study while the sky outside was becoming gradually darker.
  2. heaven
    céu da bocaroof of the mouth