noite

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nox.

Noun[edit]

noite f (plural noites)

  1. night; period of dark, when the sun is below the horizon.

Antonyms[edit]

  • (period of dark): día

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin noctem, accusative singular of nox, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

noite f

  1. night

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese noite, from Latin noctem, accusative singular of nox, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts.

Cognate with Galician noite, Spanish noche, Catalan nit, Occitan nuèit, French nuit, Italian notte and Romanian noapte.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

noite f (plural noites)

  1. night (period between sunset and sunrise)
    • 1915, Alberto Caeiro (Fernando Pessoa), “É noite”:
      É noite. A noite é muito escura. Numa casa a uma grande distancia. Brilha a luz d'uma janella.
      It's night. The night is very dark. In a house a great distance away. The light from a window shines.

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