embora

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reduced compound of em (in) +‎ boa (good) +‎ hora (time).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ẽ.ˈbɔ.ɾa/, /ẽ.ˈbɔ.ɾɐ/, /ĩ.ˈbɔ.ɾɐ/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ẽ.ˈbɔ.ɾɐ/
  • Hyphenation: em‧bo‧ra

Adverb[edit]

embora (not comparable)

  1. away; hence (from this place)
    embora!
    Go away!
  2. home (to one’s home)
    Eu vou embora.
    I'm going home.

Conjunction[edit]

embora

  1. although (introducing a clause that expresses a concession)
    'Embora tenha chovido, fui à escola.
    Although it had rained, I went to school.

Synonyms[edit]