viúva

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese viuva, from Vulgar Latin *viduva, from Classical Latin vidua (widow), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁widʰéwh₂. Displaced Old Portuguese collateral form viuda, from the same Classical Latin word.

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Noun[edit]

viúva f (plural viúvas)

  1. widow (a woman whose husband has died)
  2. fawn-breasted tanager (Pipraeidea melanonota, a passerine bird)
  3. white-headed marsh tyrant (Arundinicola leucocephala, a passerine bird)
  4. parona leatherjacked (Parona signata, a fish)
  5. Amazon lily (Victoria amazonica, a water lily)

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Verb[edit]

viúva

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of viuvar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of viuvar