capitão

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese capitan, capitam, from Genoese Ligurian capitan, from Late Latin capitanus, from Latin capitalis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kɐ.pi.ˈtɐ̃w̃/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧pi‧tão

Noun[edit]

capitão m (plural capitães, feminine capitã, feminine plural capitãs, feminine capitoa, feminine plural capitoas)

  1. (military) captain (army officer rank)