Ceará

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See also: ceara, ceará, and ceară

English[edit]

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The Brazilian state of Ceará

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese Ceará.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /seɪ.əˈɹɑː/
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Proper noun[edit]

Ceará

  1. A state of the Northeast Region, Brazil. Capital: Fortaleza

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1608. Some theories try to explain its origin:[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /se.aˈɾa/, /si.aˈɾa/ [sɪ.aˈɾa], (faster pronunciation) /sjaˈɾa/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /se.aˈɾa/

Proper noun[edit]

Ceará m

  1. A state of the Northeast Region, Brazil. Capital: Fortaleza
    CE (abbreviation)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ João Mendes Júnior (May 1901), “Língua indígena - o nome Ceará”, in Revista Trimensal do Instituto do Ceará[1], volume 15, Fortaleza, archived from the original on 2009-03-20, pages 313-318