sobrinho

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese sobrinno, sobrino (nephew), from Latin sōbrīnus (maternal cousin), from Proto-Italic *swezrīnos (of the sister), from *swezōr (sister).

Cognate with Galician sobriño, Asturian sobrín and Spanish sobrino.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sobrinho m (plural sobrinhos, feminine sobrinha, feminine plural sobrinhas)

  1. nephew

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