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

Noun[edit]

âncora m, f (plural âncoras)

  1. (television) anchorman, anchorwoman

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