provérbio

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin prōverbium (proverb), from prō (forth) + verbum (word).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /pɾo.ˈvɛɹ.bi.u/, /pɾo.ˈvɛɹ.bju/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /pɾo.ˈvɛɻ.bi.o/, /pɾo.ˈvɛɻ.bjo/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧vér‧bi‧o

Noun[edit]

provérbio m (plural provérbios)

  1. maxim; proverb (phrase expressing a basic truth)
  2. (biblical) a maxim in the Book of Proverbs

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