árvore

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese arvor, from Latin arbor, arbōrem, from Latin arbōs, arbōsis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃erdʰ- (high, to grow).

Cognate with Galician árbore, Spanish árbol, Catalan arbre, Occitan arbre, French arbre, Italian albero and Romanian arbore.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈaɾ.vu.ɾɨ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈaʁ.vo.ɾi/, [ˈäʁ.vö.ɾɪ]
    • (Caipira) IPA(key): /ˈaɹ.vo.ɾi/
    • (Northeast Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈaɦ.vo.ɾi/, /ˈaɦ.vu.ɾi/
    • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ár‧vo‧re

Noun[edit]

árvore f (plural árvores)

  1. tree
    As árvores melhoram a qualidade do ar.
    Trees improve air quality.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: arvuri
  • Kabuverdianu: arvi, arvori

Further reading[edit]

  • árvore” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.