Portugal

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See also: portugál, Portúgal, and Portugāl

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English[edit]

Coat of arms of Portugal

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin Portugal, from Latin Portus Cale (former name of what is now the city of Oporto), from portus + Callus, which is disputed:

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Portugal

  1. A country in Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. Official name: Portuguese Republic.

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Noun[edit]

Portugal (plural Portugals)

  1. (now rare) A Portuguese person.
    • , I.40:
      Some became Christians, from whose faith and race, even at this day (for it is an hundred yeares since) few Portugalls assure themselves; although custome and length of time be much more forcible counsellors unto such mutations than any other compulsion.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Afrikaans Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia af

Proper noun[edit]

Portugal

  1. Portugal

Asturian[edit]

Asturian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ast

Proper noun[edit]

Portugal m

  1. Portugal (country)

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Basque[edit]

Basque Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia eu

Proper noun[edit]

Portugal

  1. Portugal

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Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ca

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto.

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Portugal m

  1. Portugal

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Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto.

Proper noun[edit]

Portugal

  1. Portugal

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto.

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Portugal n

  1. Portugal

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Proper noun[edit]

Portugal m

  1. Portugal

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Galician[edit]

Galician Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia gl

Proper noun[edit]

Portugal m

  1. Portugal

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto.

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Portugal n (genitive Portugals)

  1. Portugal

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Livonian[edit]

Livonian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia liv

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Portugal

  1. Portugal

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Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ms

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese Portugal, from Latin Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Portugal

  1. Portugal

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no
Flag of Portugal

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Portugal

  1. Portugal

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto.

Proper noun[edit]

Portugal

  1. Portugal

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto.

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Portugal

  1. (Kingdom of) Portugal.

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Portuguese[edit]

Portugal

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese Portugal, from Latin Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto.

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Portugal m (gender only indicated by adjectives, see usage note below)

  1. Portugal (a country in western Europe)

Usage notes[edit]

The word Portugal is masculine when referred to by adjectives, but it can never be indicated by articles. Therefore phrases like “o Portugal”, “no Portugal” etc. don't exist; articleless forms such as “Portugal” and “em Portugal” are used instead. This peculiarity applies to a few other place names such as Angola, Moçambique, Cabo Verde, São Tomé e Príncipe, Macau, Timor Leste, Andorra, Israel, São Salvador, Aragão, Castela and Leão.

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Serbo-Croatian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sh

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pôrtuɡal/
  • Hyphenation: Por‧tu‧gal

Proper noun[edit]

Pȍrtugal m (Cyrillic spelling По̏ртугал)

  1. Portugal

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto.

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Portugal m

  1. Portugal

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Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Portugal n (genitive Portugals)

  1. Portugal

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Portugal (Portugal).

Proper noun[edit]

Portugál

  1. Portugal