França

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See also: franca and Franca

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin Francia (country of the Franks).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

França f

  1. France

Related terms[edit]

  • francès (French, Frenchman), (Valencian) francés (French, Frenchman)

Occitan[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

França f

  1. France

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt
bandeira da França

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese França (France), from Late Latin Francia (France), from Francī (the Franks), the nominative plural of Francus, from Frankish *Franko (a Frank), from Proto-Germanic *frankô (javelin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

França f

  1. France (a country in western Europe)

Usage notes[edit]

França belongs to a small group of place names (along with Espanha, Inglaterra and Itália) which can be used without the definite article when governed by a preposition: Viveu muito tempo em França.

Proper noun[edit]

França m f

  1. A surname​.

See also[edit]