padrinho

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese padrinno, from Vulgar Latin *patrīnus, from Latin pater (father), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (father).

Compare Galician padriño, Spanish padrino, Catalan padrí, Occitan pairin, French parrain and Italian padrino.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

padrinho m (plural padrinhos, feminine madrinha, feminine plural madrinhas)

  1. godfather (a male godparent)

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