janeiro

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Old Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

janeiro m

  1. Alternative form of janeyro.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese janeiro, janeyro, from Vulgar Latin jenuarius, from Latin ianuarius, from the name of the god Iānus (Janus).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

janeiro m (plural janeiros)

  1. January

Usage notes[edit]

In Brazilian Portuguese, the names of months were usually not capitalized. But in Portugal they were. Spelling reform abolished their capitalization.

See also[edit]