Aracaju

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese Aracaju, from Old Tupi Arákaîu, from ará (macaw) +‎ akaîu (cashew), thus literally ‘cashew of the macaw(s)’.

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Proper noun[edit]

Aracaju

  1. A municipality, the capital of the state of Sergipe, Brazil.

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References[edit]

  • Navarro, E. A. (2013) Dicionário de tupi antigo: a língua indígena clássica do Brasil. São Paulo. Global. p. 543.
  • Ferreira, A. B. H. (1986) Novo dicionário da língua portuguesa. 2ª edição. Rio de Janeiro. Nova Fronteira. p. 152.

Portuguese[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Aracaju f

  1. Aracaju (a municipality, the capital of the state of Sergipe, Brazil)