fêmea

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese femea, femẽa (female), from Latin fēmina (woman, wife, female), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-m̥n-eh₂ (who sucks), derivation of the verbal root *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suck, suckle).

Cognate with Galician femia, Spanish hembra, Occitan femna, French femme, Italian femmina and Romanian famen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fêmea f (plural fêmeas)

  1. female

Antonyms[edit]