sujeira

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Etymology[edit]

Sujo (dirty) +‎ -eira, from Latin sūcidus (juicy; sappy), from sūcus (juice).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /su.ˈʒe(j).ɾa/, /su.ˈʒe(j).ɾɐ/
  • Hyphenation: su‧jei‧ra

Noun[edit]

sujeira f (plural sujeiras)

  1. (uncountable) filth; dirt
  2. something which causes things to become dirty, such as a speck of dust or a stain
  3. (uncountable, Brazil, figuratively) corruption; disloyalty; dishonesty

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