âncora

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Portuguese[edit]

âncora

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese ancora, from Latin ancora, from Ancient Greek ἄγκυρα (ánkura), from Proto-Indo-European *ang- (corner, hirn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

âncora f (plural âncoras)

  1. anchor
    1. (nautical) object that moors a vessel to the sea bottom
    2. (figuratively) that which gives stability or security

Noun[edit]

âncora m, f (plural âncoras)

  1. (television) anchorman, anchorwoman

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