raiz

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

raiz f

  1. Alternative form of rayz.

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese rayz, raiz, from Latin rādix, from Proto-Italic *wrād-ī-, from Proto-Indo-European *wréh₂ds (root)

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Noun[edit]

raiz f (plural raízes)

  1. (botany) root (part of a plant)
  2. (dentistry) root (part of a tooth)
  3. root (part of a hair)
  4. (figuratively) root (primary source)
  5. (arithmetic) root ( a number which, when raised to a specified power, yields the specified number)
  6. (graph theory) root (the single node of a tree that has no parent)
  7. (linguistics) root (primary lexical unit of a word)
  8. (linguistics) root (word from which another word or words are derived)
  9. (computing) root (highest directory of a directory structure)
  10. (figuratively, usually plural) the place where one grew up

Synonyms[edit]

  • (primary source): causa, origem
  • (primary lexical unit of a word): radical
  • (place where one grew up): pago (Rio Grande do Sul)

Antonyms[edit]

  • (the single node of a tree that has no parent): folha
  • (word from which another word or words are derived): descendente

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