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la {n} (syllable used in solfège to represent the sixth note of a major scale) :: {m}
lab {n} (laboratory) SEE: laboratory ::
labdanum {n} (resin) :: ládano {m}, lábdano {m}
label {n} (small ticket or sign giving information) :: etiqueta {f}, rótulo {m}
label {n} (name categorising someone as part of a group) :: rótulo {m}
label {n} (company selling records) :: editora discográfica {f}, editora {f}, gravadora {f} [Brazil]
label {v} (put a ticket or sign on) :: etiquetar, rotular
label {v} (give a label to in order to categorise) :: classificar
labellum {n} :: labelo
labia {n} (folds of tissue at opening of vulva) :: lábios {m-p}
labialization {n} (secondary articulatory feature) :: labialização {f}
labia majora {n} (outer folds of vulva) :: lábios maiores {m-p}
labia minora {n} ((anatomy) the two inner folds of skin within the cleft of the labia majora) :: lábios menores {m-p}
laboratory {n} (room, building or institution equipped for scientific research) :: laboratório {m}
laboratory {n} (place where chemicals, drugs or microbes are prepared or manufactured) :: laboratório {m}
Labor Day {n} (holiday on May 1st) SEE: May Day ::
laborer {n} (One who uses body strength instead of intellectual power to earn a wage, usually hourly) :: operário {m}, trabalhador {m}, obreiro {m}
laborious {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious ::
laborious {adj} (requiring much physical effort) :: laborioso {m}
labor market {n} (market consisting of workers) :: mercado de trabalho {m}
labor union {n} (labor union) SEE: trade union ::
labour {n} (work) :: trabalho
labour {n} (workers) :: mão-de-obra {f}
labour {n} (giving birth) :: parto {m}
labour {v} (to work) :: trabalhar
Labrador {prop} (Mainland portion of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador) :: Labrador {m}
Labrador {prop} (Dog breed) :: labrador
labrum {n} (the uppermost of the mouthparts of insects) :: labro {m}
labyrinth {n} (maze) :: labirinto {m}
labyrinth {n} (part of inner ear) :: labirinto {m}
labyrinth {n} (anything complicated or confusing) :: labirinto {m}
labyrinthal {adj} (like a labyrinth) SEE: labyrinthine ::
labyrinthian {adj} (mazelike) SEE: labyrinthine ::
labyrinthiform {adj} (having the form of a labyrinth) SEE: labyrinthine ::
labyrinthine {adj} (physically resembling a labyrinth) :: labiríntico
labyrinthine {adj} (twisting, convoluted, baffling) :: labiríntico
labyrinthitis {n} (inflammation) :: labirintite {f}
lac {n} (a resinous substance) :: laca {f}
lac {n} (lakh) SEE: lakh ::
lace {n} (fabric) :: renda {f}
lace {n} (cord for fastening a shoe or garment) :: cadarço {m}
lace {v} (fasten with laces) :: enlaçar, laçar
lace {v} (add something harmful to) :: envenenar
Lacedaemonian {adj} (of, from or pertaining to Lacedaemonia) :: lacedemónio [Portugal], lacedemônio [Brazil]
Lacedaemonian {n} (inhabitant of Lacedaemonia) :: lacedemónio {m} [Portugal], lacedemônio {m} [Brazil]
laceration {n} (an irregular open wound caused by a blunt impact to soft tissue) :: laceração {f}
lachanophobia {n} (irrational fear of vegetables) :: lacanofobia {f}
Lachesis {prop} (one of the Fates) :: Láquesis
lachrymable {adj} (lamentable) SEE: lamentable ::
lachrymal {adj} (of or relating to tears) SEE: lacrimal ::
lachrymose {adj} (tearful; causing tears) :: lacrimoso
lack {n} (deficiency, need) :: falta {f}, carência {f}, deficiência {f}
lack {v} (be without, need, require) :: faltar, carecer
lackadaisical {adj} (showing no interest or enthusiasm) :: desmotivado, apático {m}
lackadaisical {adj} (Lazy; slothful; indolent) :: preguiçoso
lackey {n} (liveried male servant) :: lacaio {m}
lackey {n} (a fawning, servile follower) :: lacaio {m}
lacking {adj} (missing or not having enough of something) :: desprovido
lackluster {adj} (Having no shine or lustre; dull) :: desbotado
Laconia {prop} (region in the southern Peloponnese) :: Lacónia {f} [Portugal], Lacônia {f} [Brazil]
laconic {adj} (using as few words as possible) :: lacónico [Portugal], lacônico [Brazil]
La Coruña {prop} (A Coruña) SEE: A Coruña ::
lacquer {n} (glossy, resinous material used as a surface coating) :: laca, laquê
lacrimal {adj} (of or relating to tears) :: lacrimal
lacrimal bone {n} (fragile bone situated near the eye) :: lacrimal {m}
lacrosse {n} (the sport) :: lacrosse
lactam {n} (cyclic amides, nitrogen analogs of lactones) :: lactama {f}
lactase {n} (A β-galactosidase enzyme) :: lactase {f}
lactic {adj} (of, relating to, or derived from milk) :: láctico, lático [Brazil]
lactic acid {n} (2-hydroxy-propanoic acid (CH3.CHOH.CO2H)) :: ácido lático {m}
lacto- {prefix} (milk) :: lacto-, lact-
lactometer {n} (device to weight cream) :: lactómetro {m}, [Portugal], lactômetro {m} [Brazil], galactómetro {m}, [Portugal], galactômetro {m} [Brazil], lactodensímetro {m}
lactose {n} (disaccharide sugar of milk and dairy products) :: lactose {f}
lacustrine {adj} (of or relating to lakes) :: lacustre
lad {n} (a boy) :: rapaz {m}
Lada {prop} (a Russian car) :: Lada {m}
ladder {n} (climbing tool) :: escada {f}
ladder {n} (something that resembles this tool) :: escada {f}
ladder snake {n} (Rhinechis scalaris) :: cobra-de-escada
laden {adj} (weighed down with a load, burdened) :: carregado
ladies and gentlemen {n} (phrase used to address an audience of men and women) :: senhoras e senhores
ladies first {proverb} (phrase encouraging gentlemanliness) :: primeiro as damas
Ladin {prop} (the Romance language) :: ladino {m}
Ladino {prop} (Romance language) :: ladino {m}
Ladislaus {prop} (male given name) :: Ladislau {m}
ladle {n} (deep-bowled spoon with a long, usually curved, handle) :: concha {f}
Ladoga {prop} (a lake in Russia) :: Ládoga {m}
lady {n} (mistress of a household) :: ama {f}
lady {n} (woman of breeding and authority) :: senhora {f}, dona {f}, dama {f}
lady {n} (wife of a lord) :: senhora {f}
lady {n} (polite term referring a woman) :: dama {f}, moça {f}
lady {n} (toilets intended for use by women) :: damas {f-p}, elas {f-p}
Lady {n} (aristocratic title for a woman) :: Senhora
ladybird {n} (member of Coccinellidae) :: joaninha {f}
ladybug {n} (ladybird) SEE: ladybird ::
ladyfinger {n} (okra) SEE: okra ::
lady-in-waiting {n} (woman who is a servant to a lady) :: dama de companhia {f}
ladyship {n} (Term of respect) :: A Senhora {f}
lady's man {n} (womanizer) SEE: womanizer ::
lady's smock {n} (cuckooflower) SEE: cuckooflower ::
lag {n} ((Internet) bad connection, loss of connection) :: demora, atraso {m}
lager {n} (type of beer) :: lager {f}
lagniappe {n} (extra or unexpected gift or benefit) :: inhapa {f}
lagoon {n} (shallow body of water) :: laguna {f}, albufeira {f}
lagopode {n} (ptarmigan) SEE: ptarmigan ::
Lagos {prop} (former capital of Nigeria) :: Lagos
lahar {n} (volcanic mudflow) :: lahar {m}
Lahore {prop} (Lahore) :: Lahore {f}
lair {n} (of an animal) :: toca {f}
lair {n} (of a criminal) :: esconderijo {m}
laissez faire {n} (economics: a policy of governmental non-interference in economic affairs) :: laissez-faire {m}
lake {n} (body of water) :: lago {m}
lake {n} (a kind of coloring agent) :: laca {f}
Lake Ladoga {prop} (Ladoga) SEE: Ladoga ::
Lake Michigan-Huron {prop} (one of the Great Lakes) :: Lago Michigan-Huron {m}
Lake Superior {prop} (the lake) :: Lago Superior {m}
Lake Victoria {prop} (African lake) :: Lago Vitória {m}
lakh {num} (one hundred thousand) :: laque {m}, lacassá {m}, lequessá {m}
Lakshmi {prop} (Hindu goddess of wealth) :: Lakshmi {f}, Laxmi {f}
lama {n} (master of Tibetan Buddhism) :: lama {m}
Lamarckism {n} (theory) :: lamarckismo {m}
lamb {n} (young sheep) :: anho {m}, cordeiro {m}
lamb {n} (flesh of lamb as food) :: cordeiro {m}
lamb {n} (meek person) :: cordeiro {m}
lambada {n} (Brazilian dance) :: lambada {f}
lambda {n} (name of the Greek letter) :: lambda {m}
lambdacism {n} (pronunciation of other sounds as l) :: lambdacismo {m}
Lamb of God {prop} (Jesus, symbolized as a sacrifice) :: Cordeiro de Deus {m}
lame {adj} (unable to walk properly because of a problem with one's feet or legs) :: manco, perneta, coxo [Brasil], capenga [Brasil]
lame {adj} (moving with difficulty) :: manco
lame {adj} (by extension, hobbling) :: capenga
lame {adj} (slang: unconvincing) :: fraco, capenga
lame {adj} (slang: failing to be cool, funny, interesting or relevant) :: palha [Brazil]
lame {v} (to cause a person or animal to become lame) :: deixar manco
lamella {n} (gill of a mushroom) SEE: gill ::
lament {n} (expression of grief, suffering, or sadness) :: lamento {m}, lamentação {f}
lament {n} (song expressing grief) :: lamento {m}
lament {v} (express grief) :: lamentar
lament {v} (bewail) :: lamentar
lamentable {adj} (deplorable) :: lamentável
lamentably {adv} (regrettably) SEE: regrettably ::
Lamentations {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Livro das Lamentações {m}
lamia {n} (monster in mythology) :: lâmia {f}
lammergeier {n} (bird) :: abutre-barbudo {m}
lammergeyer {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier ::
lamp {n} (device producing light) :: luminária, lâmpada
lamp {n} (oil device producing light) :: candeia {f}
lamppost {n} (pole that holds up a light) :: poste de luz {m}, combustor {m}
lamprey {n} (a fish) :: lampreia {f}
lampshade {n} (cover over a lamp) :: abajur {m}
LAN {n} ((abbreviation) local area network) :: LAN {f}
Lancaster {prop} (The House of Lancaster) :: Lancastre
lance {n} (weapon of war) :: lança {f}
lance {n} (wooden weapon used in jousting or tilting) :: lança {f}
lance {n} ((military) soldier armed with a lance) :: lanceiro {m}
lancehead {n} (any pitviper of the genus Bothrops) :: jararaca {f}
lancelet {n} (animal of Cephalochordata) :: anfioxo {m}
lanceolate {adj} (botany, mycology: longer than wide, pointed apex) :: lanceolado
lancet {n} (surgical instrument) :: lanceta {f}
land {n} (part of Earth that is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water) :: terra {f}
land {n} (real estate or landed property) :: terra {f}, propriedade {f}, terreno {m}
land {n} (country or region) :: terra {f}
land {n} (someone's homeplace) :: terra {f}
land {n} (ground that is suitable for farming) :: terra {f}
land {v} (to descend to a surface, especially from the air) :: aterrar, pousar, aterrissar
land {v} (to arrive at land, especially a shore, or a dock, from a body of water) :: desembarcar
land {v} (to bring to land) :: aterrissar
land {v} (to deliver) SEE: deliver ::
land {n} (fright) SEE: fright ::
-land {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) :: -lândia {f}
land ahoy {interj} (interjection shouted by the ship's watch) :: terra à vista
land bridge {n} (isthmus) :: ponte terrestre
landfill {v} (to dispose of waste) :: aterrar
landfill {n} (site at which refuse is buried) :: lixão {m}, aterro sanitário {m}
landgrave {n} (renderings of Landgraf) :: landegrave {m}
land ho {interj} (land ahoy) SEE: land ahoy ::
-landia {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) SEE: -land ::
landing {n} (coming to earth, as of an airplane) :: aterragem, aterrissagem {f}, pouso {m}
landing gear {n} (undercarriage) :: trem de pouso {m}, trem de aterragem {m}
landing strip {n} (auxiliary or temporary runway for aircraft) :: pista {f}
landline {n} (fixed telephone communications cable) :: telefonia fixa {f}
landline {n} (telephone connected by such a fixed wire) :: telefone fixo {m}
landlocked {adj} (surrounded by land) :: encravado
landlord {n} (person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo) :: senhorio {m}
landlouper {n} (vagabond) SEE: vagabond ::
landlubber {n} (someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship) :: marinheiro de água doce
landmark {n} (recognizable feature) :: marco {m}
landmark {n} (notable location) :: marco {m}
landmark {n} (major event) :: marco {m}
land mine {n} (mine that is placed on land) :: mina terrestre {f}
land of milk and honey {n} (a land of abundance) :: terra de leite e mel {f}, terra do leite e mel {f}
Land of the Rising Sun {prop} (Japan) :: Terra do Sol Nascente {f}
landowner {n} (a person who owns land) :: terratenente {m} {f}
landscape {n} (portion of land or territory) :: paisagem {f}, panorama {m}, vista {f}
landscape {n} (picture representing a scene) :: paisagem {f}
landscape {n} (pictorial aspect of a country) :: paisagem {f}
Landsknecht {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century) SEE: lansquenet ::
landslide {n} (natural disaster) :: deslizamento {m}, desabamento {m}, derrocada {f}
landslide victory {n} (overwhelming victory in an election) :: vitória de lavada {f}
lane {n} (passageway) :: alameda
lane {n} (division of roadway) :: pista {f}, faixa {f}
lane {n} (division of racetrack) :: raia {f}
Langobard {n} (Lombard) SEE: Lombard ::
langsat {n} (fruit) :: lança {f}
language {n} (body of words used as a form of communication) :: idioma {m}, língua {f}
language {n} (the ability to communicate using words) :: língua {f}, linguagem {f}
language {n} (nonverbal communication) :: linguagem {f}
language {n} (vocabulary of a particular field) :: linguagem {f}
language {n} (particular words used) :: linguagem {f}
language {n} (computer language, see also: computer language) :: linguagem {f}, linguagem de programação {f}
language barrier {n} (barrier to communication) :: barreira linguística {f}
language family {n} (set of languages) :: família linguística {f}
language isolate {n} (natural language without relatives) :: língua isolada {f}
Languedoc-Roussillon {prop} (region of France) :: Languedoc-Roussillon {m}, Languedoque-Rossilhão {m}
languid {adj} (lacking enthusiasm, energy or strength) :: lânguido
languidness {n} (property of being languid) :: languidez {f}, langor {m}
languish {v} (to lose strength and become weak) :: definhar
lanichol {n} (lanolin) SEE: lanolin ::
laniol {n} (lanolin) SEE: lanolin ::
lanolin {n} (greasy yellow substance) :: lanolina {f}
lansquenet {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century) :: lansquenete {m}, [Portugal] lansquené {m}, [Brazil] lansquenê {m}
lantern {n} (case of transparent material made to protect a flame, or light) :: lanterna {f}
lantern {n} (a smaller and secondary cupola crowning a larger one) :: lanterna {f}
lantern {n} (Aristotle's lantern) SEE: Aristotle's lantern ::
lanthanum {n} (metallic element) :: lantânio {m}
Lao {n} (person) :: laosiano {m}, laociano {m}
Lao {n} (language) :: laosiano {m}, laociano {m}
Lao {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos, the people or their language) :: laosiano, laociano
Laocoön {prop} (Trojan or Argonaut) :: Laocoonte
Lao People's Democratic Republic {prop} (country in Southeast Asia (official name)) :: República Democrática Popular do Laos {f}
Laos {prop} (country in Southeast Asia) :: Laos
Laotian {n} (Laotian person) SEE: Lao ::
Laotian {prop} (language) :: laosiano {m}
Laotian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos) :: laosiano {m}
Lao-Tzu {prop} (Laozi) SEE: Laozi ::
Laozi {prop} (influential Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism) :: Lao Zi {m}
lap {n} (lower part of a garment that plays loosely) :: regaço {m}
lap {n} (edge; border; hem) :: borda {f}
lap {n} (part that lies on the knees or thighs when one sits down) :: colo {m}
lap {n} (upper legs of a seated person) :: colo {m}
lap {n} (sports: one circuit around a race track) :: volta {f}
laparoscopic {adj} (relating to laparoscopy) :: laparoscópico
La Paz {prop} (capital of Bolivia) :: La Paz {f}
lap dog {n} (small dog suited to resting in its master's lap) :: cão de colo {m}
lapel {n} (each of the two triangular pieces of cloth on a suit) :: lapela {f}
lapidation {n} (act of stoning, sometimes to the point of death) :: lapidação {f}
lapis lazuli {n} (precious blue stone) :: lápis-lazúli {m}
Laplace distribution {n} (probability distribution) :: distribuição de Laplace {f}, distribuição laplaciana {f}
Laplace operator {n} (mathematics, physics: differential operator used in modeling of wave propagation, heat flow and many other applications) :: operador laplaciano {m}
Laplace transform {n} (function on positive real numbers) :: transformação de Laplace {f}
Laplacian {adj} (of, or relating to Laplace) :: laplaciano
Laplacian {n} (Laplace operator) SEE: Laplace operator ::
Lapland {prop} (region in Scandinavia) :: Lapônia {f}, Lapónia {f}
lap of honour {n} (victory lap) SEE: victory lap ::
Lappland {prop} (Lapland) SEE: Lapland ::
lapse {n} (a temporary failure; a slip) :: lapso {m}
lapse {n} (a termination of a right, etc, through disuse or neglect.) :: prescrição {f}
laptop {n} (computing: a laptop computer) :: computador portátil {m}, portátil {m}
laptop computer {n} (laptop) SEE: laptop ::
lapwing {n} (bird belonging to the subfamily Vanellinae) :: quero-quero {m}
Lara {prop} (female given name) :: Lara {f}
larboard {n} (port) SEE: port ::
larceny {n} (law: unlawful taking of personal property) :: furto {m}
larceny {n} (law: larcenous act) :: furto {m}
larch {n} (a coniferous tree) :: larice, lariço, alerce
lard {n} (bacon) SEE: bacon ::
lard {n} (fat from the abdomen of a pig) :: banha {f}
larder {n} (cool room used as food storage) :: despensa {f}
large {adj} (of greater size, see also: big) :: grande
large intestine {n} (bodily organ) :: intestino grosso {m}
largen {v} (enlarge) SEE: enlarge ::
large-scale {adj} (large in amount, scope or extent) :: em grande escala, em larga escala
largess {n} (generosity in the giving of gifts or money) :: largueza {f}, generosidade {f}
large-tailed antshrike {n} (a passerine of the antbird family) :: [Brazil]: borralhara-assobiadora
La Rioja {prop} (autonomous community) :: La Rioja {f}, Rioja {f}
lark {n} (bird) :: cotovia {f}
larva {n} (a stage of growth) :: larva {f}
larva {n} (an animal in such stage of growth, see also: tadpole) :: larva {f}
laryngeal {adj} (of or pertaining to larynx) :: laríngeo
laryngeal {n} (laryngeal sound) :: laringal {f}
laryngeal {n} (in Proto-Indo-European linguistics, one of the typically three reconstructed consonants) :: laringeal
laryngitis {n} (inflammation of the larynx) :: laringite
laryngological {adj} (of or pertaining to laryngology) :: laringológico
laryngologist {n} (a person who studies or specializes in laryngology) :: laringologista {m} {f}
laryngology {n} (branch of physiology) :: laringologia {f}
larynx {n} (the organ) :: laringe {f}
lasagna {n} (flat sheet of pasta) :: lasanha {f}
lasagna {n} (baked dish) :: lasanha {f}
lascivious {adj} (wanton) :: lascivo
lasciviousness {n} (the state or characteristic of being lascivious) :: lascívia {f}, volúpia {f}
laser {n} (device producing beam of light) :: laser {m}, lêiser {m}
laser {n} (laser beam) SEE: laser beam ::
laser {n} (laser printer) SEE: laser printer ::
laser beam {n} (light from a laser) :: raio laser {m}
laser printer {n} (computer printer) :: impressora laser {f}, impressora a laser {f}
lash {n} (eyelash; hair growing from the eyelid) SEE: eyelash ::
lash out {v} (To make a fierce verbal attack) :: vituperar
lass {n} (a young woman or girl) :: menina, garota, senhorita, rapariga
lass {n} (sweetheart) SEE: sweetheart ::
Lassa fever {n} (Lassa fever) :: febre de Lassa {f}
lassi {n} (beverage) :: lassi {m}
lassitude {n} (lethargy) :: lassidão {f}
lasso {n} (a long rope with a sliding loop) :: laço {m}
lasso {v} (to catch with a lasso) :: laçar
last {adj} (final) :: último
last {adj} (most recent) :: último
last {adj} (least preferable) :: último
last {adv} (after everything else) :: por último
last {adv} (finally) :: por último
last {v} (to endure, continue over time) :: durar
last {v} (to hold out) :: durar, aguentar, resistir
last {n} (tool) :: forma {f}
lastborn {n} (youngest child of a family) :: caçula {m} {f}
last but not least {adv} (An expression to start the last item of a list) :: último, mas não menos importante {m}
last but one {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate ::
lasting {adj} (persisting for an extended period of time) :: duradouro {m}
Last Judgment {prop} (judgment day) :: Juízo Final {m}
last name {n} (surname) SEE: surname ::
last night {n} (previous evening or night) :: noite passada {f}, noite de ontem {f}
last night {adv} (during the night before today) :: ontem à noite, ontem de noite, noite passada
last resort {n} (The only remaining option) :: último/derradeiro recurso {m}, última instância {f}
last straw {n} (small additional burden) :: a última gota
Last Supper {prop} (last meal Jesus ate with disciples) :: Última Ceia {f}
last year {adv} (year before this one) :: ano passado {m}
Las Vegas {prop} (city) :: Las Vegas {f}
Latakia {prop} (a city in Syria) :: Latakia {f}, Latáquia {f}, Lataquia {f}
latch {n} (fastening for a door) :: tranca {f}, trinco
latch {n} (flip-flop electronic circuit) :: flip-flop {m}
late {adj} (near the end of a period of time) :: tarde
late {adj} (near the end of the day) :: tarde
late {adj} (associated with the end of a period) :: tardio
late {adj} (not arriving until after an expected time) :: atrasado
late {adj} (euphemism for dead) :: falecido {m}
late {adv} (proximate in time) :: tarde
Late Latin {prop} (form of the Latin language) :: latim tardio {m}
lately {adv} (recently) SEE: recently ::
Late Middle Ages {prop} (Translations) :: baixa Idade Média
latency {n} (delay) :: latência {f}
latency {n} (delay between a stimulus and the response in an organism) :: latência {f}
latent {adj} (existing or present but concealed or inactive) :: latente {m} {f}
later {adv} (more late) :: mais atrasado
later {adv} (afterward in time) :: depois
later {adv} (at some unspecified time in the future) :: mais tarde
later {adj} (more late) :: mais tarde
later {adj} (coming afterward in time) :: subsequentemente, posterior
later {adj} (at some time in the future) :: mais atrasado
later {interj} (see you later) :: até mais [Brazil], falou [Brazil, colloquial], até logo
lateral {adj} (of or pertaining to the side) :: lateral
lateral {adj} (pertaining to the left or right of the body) :: lateral
lateral sclerosis {n} (disease) :: esclerose lateral {f}
lateral thinking {n} (lateral thinking) :: pensamento lateral {m}
Lateran {prop} (church and palace in Rome) :: Latrão
latest {adj} (superlative of the adjective late; most late) :: mais atrasado
latest {adj} (most recent) :: último, mais recente
latex {n} (milky sap) :: látex {m}
lathe {n} (machine tool used to shape a piece of material) :: torno {m}
lathe {v} (to shape with a lathe) :: tornear
lather {n} (foam of soap and water) :: espuma {f}
lather {v} (to cover with lather) :: ensaboar
Latin {adj} (Roman Catholic) SEE: Roman Catholic ::
Latin {adj} (of the language) :: latino
Latin {adj} (of the script) :: latino
Latin {adj} (of ancient Rome) :: romano
Latin {adj} (of Latium) :: latino
Latin {adj} (of descendants from ancient Romans) :: latino
Latin {adj} (of/from Latin America) :: latino-americano
Latin {n} (language of the ancient Romans) :: latim {m}
Latin {n} (person native to ancient Rome or its Empire) :: romano {m}
Latin {n} (person whose native tongue is one descended from Latin) :: latino {m}
Latin {n} :: latino {m}
Latin alphabet {n} (the 26-letter alphabet) :: alfabeto latino {m}
Latin America {prop} (parts of the Americas which speak Spanish or Portuguese) :: América Latina {f}
Latin American {n} (A native or inhabitant of Latin America) :: latino-americano
Latin American {adj} (Of or relating to Latin America) :: latino-americano
Latin Church {prop} (one of the particular churches) :: Igreja Latina {f}
Latinization {n} (act or process of Latinizing) :: latinização {f}
Latinize {v} (to transliterate to Latin script) SEE: romanize ::
Latinize {v} (to translate to Latin language) :: latinizar
Latino {n} (person from Latin America) :: latino-americano {m}, latino {m}
Latino-Faliscan {adj} (Relating to the Latin and Faliscan tongues) :: latino-falisco
Latino-Faliscan {prop} (An Italic language family.) :: latino-falisco
latitude {n} (angular distance north or south from the equator) :: latitude {f}
latitude {n} (imaginary line parallel to the equator) :: latitude {f}
latitudinarian {adj} (tolerant, especially of other people's religious views) :: latitudinário
latitudinarian {n} (a person who is tolerant) :: latitudinário {m}
Latium {prop} (region of central Italy) :: Lácio {m}
lative {n} (case) :: lativo {m}
latrine {n} (a very simple toilet facility, usually just a pit or trench, see also: toilet; outhouse) :: latrina {f}
latrine {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
-latry {suffix} (forms a noun meaning worship of stemmed noun) :: -latria {f}
latte {n} (caffè latte) :: latte {m}
latte art {n} (image) :: latte art {f}
latte art {n} (art) :: latte art {f}
latter {adj} (relating to or being the second of two items) :: segundo
latter-day {adj} (modern, recent) SEE: modern ::
lattice {n} (flat panel constructed with strips of wood or other material) :: gelosia {f}, rótula {f}, treliça {f}
lattice {n} (regular spacing or arrangement of geometric points) :: trama {f}, grade {f}
lattice {n} (partially ordered set) :: reticulado {m}
Latvia {prop} (country) :: Letónia
Latvian {adj} (pertaining to Latvia or the Latvian language) :: letão
Latvian {n} (Baltic language of Latvia) :: letão
Latvian {n} (person pertaining to Latvia) :: letão {m}
Latvian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic) :: RSS da Letónia {f} [Portugal], RSS da Letônia {f} [Brazil]
laud {n} (praise or glorification) :: louva {f}
laud {n} (hymn of praise) :: louvor {f}
laud {v} (to praise, to glorify) :: louvar
laudable {adj} (worthy of being lauded) :: louvável
laudanum {n} (the tincture of opium once widely used) :: láudano {m}
laudation {n} (act of lauding) :: loa {f}
laugh {n} (expression of mirth peculiar to the human species) :: riso {m}, risada {f}
laugh {n} (something that provokes mirth or scorn) :: sarro {m}
laugh {v} (show mirth by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face and emission of sounds) :: rir
laugh {v} (be or appear cheerful) :: jubilar
laugh {v} (make an object of laughter or ridicule) :: zoar, tirar sarro, caçoar, escarnecer
laughable {adj} (fitted to exite laughter) :: ridículo, risível
laughing kookaburra {n} (Dacelo novaeguineae) :: kookaburra {f}, cucaburra {f}, kookaburra-risonha {f}
laughing stock {n} (object of ridicule) :: ludíbrio {m}
laugh one's head off {v} (laugh uproariously) :: morrer de rir
laughter {n} (sound (as) of laughing) :: risada {f}, risos {m}
laughter {n} (movement of the muscles of the laughing face) :: risada {f}, riso {m}
laughter is the best medicine {proverb} (Translations) :: rir é o melhor remédio
launce {n} (sand lance) SEE: sand lance ::
launch {v} (throw, hurl, let fly, propel with force) :: lançar, arremessar, jogar, tacar
launch {v} (strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce) :: lancear
launch {v} (cause to move or slide from the land into the water) :: lançar
launch {n} (act of launching) :: lançamento {m}, arremesso {m}
launder {v} (to wash and iron) :: lavar
launder {n} (washerwoman) SEE: washerwoman ::
launderette {n} (place with facilities for washing that public may use) :: lavandaria {f}, lavanderia {f}
laundress {n} (A woman whose employment is laundering) :: lavadeira {f}
laundromat {n} (launderette) SEE: launderette ::
laundry {n} (laundering; washing) :: lavada {f}, lavação {f}, lavagem {f}
laundry {n} (place or room where laundering is done) :: lavanderia {f}, lavandaria {f}, área de serviço {f}
laundry {n} (that which needs to be laundered) :: roupa suja {f}
Laura {prop} (female given name) :: Laura {f}
laurel {n} (evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus) :: [Brazil] louro {m}
laurel {n} (crown of laurel) :: coroa de louro {f}, louros {m-p}
Laurel and Hardy {prop} :: O Gordo e o Magro
Laurence {prop} (male given name) :: Lourenço, Laurêncio {m}
lava {n} (molten rock) :: lava {f}
lava {n} (magma) SEE: magma ::
lavaret {n} (Coregonus laveretus) :: lavareto {m}
lavash {n} (a soft, thin flatbread) :: pão lavash {m}
lavatory {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
lavatory {n} (sink) SEE: sink ::
lavender {n} (plant) :: lavanda {f}, alfazema {f}
lavender {n} (colour) :: cor de lavanda {f}
LaVeyan Satanism {prop} (the religion of the Church of Satan) :: satanismo LaVey
law {n} (body of rules established in a community by its authorities) :: lei {f}, direito {m}
law {n} (any rule that must or should be obeyed) :: lei {f}
law {n} (statement of (observed, established) order, sequence or relationship of phenomena) :: lei {f}
law {n} (mathematics: statement that is true under specified conditions) :: lei {f}
law {n} (informal: the police) :: lei {f}
law enforcement {n} (ensuring obedience to law) :: aplicação da lei {f}
law enforcement {n} (various government agencies involved in the prevention of crime and the apprehension of criminals) :: segurança {f}
law firm {n} (business formed by one or more lawyers to engage in the practice of law) :: escritório de advocacia {m}
lawful {adj} (conforming to or recognised by law or rules) :: legal, legalizado
lawlessness {n} (a lack of law and order) :: anarquia {f}
lawmaker {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator ::
lawman {n} (lawyer) SEE: lawyer ::
lawn {n} (open space between woods) :: clareira {f}
lawn {n} (ground covered with grass) :: gramado {m}
lawn bowling {n} (bowls) SEE: bowls ::
lawn mower {n} (machine for cutting grass) SEE: lawnmower ::
lawn-mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower ::
lawnmower {n} (a device to cut grass) :: cortador de grama {m}
law of the jungle {n} (The survival of the fittest) :: lei da selva {f}
Lawrence {prop} (male given name) SEE: Laurence ::
lawrencium {n} (chemical element) :: laurêncio {m}
law school {n} (institution) :: faculdade de direito, escola jurídica
lawsuit {n} (case where a court is needed to resolve differences) :: processo judicial {m}, processo {m}
lawyer {n} (professional person authorized to practice law) :: advogado {m}, advogada {f}
lax {adj} (not strict; lenient; allowing for deviation) :: leniente
lax {adj} (loose; not tight or taut) :: frouxo
laxative {adj} (causing movement of the bowels) :: laxante
laxative {n} (substance with a laxative effect) :: laxante {m}
lay {v} (to place something down in a position of rest) :: deitar
lay {v} (to leave something somewhere) :: deixar
lay {v} (to prepare groundwork, table etc.) :: preparar, dispor
lay {v} (to install certain building materials) :: assentar
lay {v} (to deposit an egg) :: botar
lay {v} (to have sex with) :: deitar-se com
lay {adj} (non-professional) :: leigo
lay {adj} (not being a member of an organized institution) :: leigo, laico
lay {adj} (non-clergy) :: leigo, laico
layabout {n} (lazy person) :: vadio {m}, vagabundo {m}
lay brother {n} (a layman who is a member of a brotherhood without the intention to become a priest) :: irmão leigo {m}
lay down {v} (to surrender or yield (a weapon) by placing it on the ground) :: desistir, recuar
lay down {v} (to specify or establish (rules)) :: delinear
lay down {v} (to lie down for rest) :: deitar
layer {n} (single thickness of some material covering a surface) :: camada {f}
layer {n} (item of clothing worn under or over another) :: camada {f}
layer {n} (deposit) :: camada {f}
layer {n} (person who lays things, such as tiles) :: assentador {m}
layer {n} (hen kept to lay eggs) :: botadeira {f}
lay figure {n} (jointed model) SEE: dummy ::
layman {n} (someone who is not an ordained cleric) :: laico, leigo
layman {n} (someone who is not a professional in a given field) :: profano {m}, leigo {m}
layout {n} (structured arrangement of items) :: disposição {f}
layout {n} (process of arranging media content for publishing) :: layout {m}, leiaute {m}
layperson {n} (one who is not a cleric) :: leigo, laico
layperson {n} (one who is not intimately familiar with a given subject) :: leigo {m}
lay something at the feet of {v} (to assign responsibility for (something) to (someone)) :: responsabilizar
lay waste {v} (to completely destroy) :: devastar, vastar
Lazarus {prop} (New Testament characters) :: Lázaro {m}
Lazarus {prop} (male given name) :: Lázaro {m}
laze {v} (be lazy, waste time) :: vadiar
lazily {adv} (in a lazy manner) :: preguiçosamente
laziness {n} (quality of being lazy) :: preguiça {f}
Lazio {prop} (Italian region) :: Lácio {m}
lazurite {n} (lapis lazuli) SEE: lapis lazuli ::
lazy {adj} (unwilling to work) :: preguiçoso
lazybones {n} (person who is lazy) :: pessoa preguiçosa
lazy eye {n} (amblyopia) SEE: amblyopia ::
-le {suffix} (frequentative suffix) :: -ejar
leach {v} (to purge a soluble matter out of something) :: lixiviar
lead {n} (chemical element) :: chumbo {m}
lead {n} (plummet to measure depth of water) :: prumo {m}
lead {n} (refill for writing tool) :: mina {f}
lead {n} (bullets) :: chumbo {m}
lead {v} (to cover, fill, or affect with lead) :: chumbar
lead {v} (guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection) :: guiar, conduzir
lead {v} (guide or conduct in a certain course) :: guiar
lead {v} (conduct or direct with authority) :: liderar
lead {v} (go or be in advance of; precede) :: preceder, liderar
lead {v} (draw or direct by influence) :: liderar
lead {v} (guide or conduct oneself) :: levar
lead {v} (begin a game of cards or dominoes) :: sair
lead {v} (intransitive: to guide or conduct) :: guiar, conduzir, liderar
lead {v} (intransitive: be ahead of others) :: liderar
lead {v} (intransitive: have the highest interim score in a game) :: liderar
lead {v} (intransitive: be more advanced) :: liderar
lead {v} (intransitive: tend or reach in a certain direction) :: levar
lead {v} (intransitive: to go first) :: liderar
lead {n} (act of leading or conducting) :: condução {f}
lead {n} (precedence; advance position) :: liderança {f}
lead {n} (information obtained by a detective or police officer) :: pista {f}
leaden {adj} (made of lead) :: plúmbeo
leaden {adj} (pertaining to or resembling lead) :: plúmbeo, plúmbico
leaden {adj} (dull) :: plúmbeo
leader {n} (one having authority) :: líder {m}, chefe {m}
leadership {n} (capacity to lead) :: liderança {f}
leading diagonal {n} (main diagonal) SEE: main diagonal ::
leaf {n} (part of a plant) :: folha {f}
leaf {n} (sheet of any substance beaten or rolled until very thin) :: folha {f}
leaf {n} (sheet of a book) :: folha {f}
leaf {n} (flat section used to extend a table) :: aba {f}
leaf {n} (computing, mathematics: tree node without descendants) :: folha {f}
leaf {n} (tea leaves) SEE: tea leaf ::
leaf beetle {n} (chrysomelid beetle) :: crisomelídeo {m}
leaflet {n} (small piece of paper with information) :: folder {m}, panfleto {m}
leaf through {v} (to turn the pages of (a book) idly, reading short sections at random) :: folhear
leafy {adj} (covered with leaves) :: frondoso
leafy {adj} (containing much foliage) :: folhoso
leafy {adj} (in the form of leaves (of some material)) :: foliáceo
league {n} (a group or association of cooperating members) :: aliança {f}, liga {f}
league {n} (organization of sports teams) :: liga {f}
league {v} (to form an association) :: associar-se
league {n} (distance) :: légua {f}
League of Nations {prop} (international organization) :: Sociedade das Nações {f}
Leah {prop} (elder daughter of Laban) :: Léia, Lia
leak {n} (hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape) :: vazamento {m}, fuga {f}
leak {n} (entrance or escape of a fluid) :: vazamento {m}
leak {n} (divulgation, or disclosure, of information) :: vazamento {m}, fuga de informação {f}
leak {n} (The person through whom such divulgation, or disclosure, occurred) :: vazador {m}
leak {v} (to allow fluid to escape or enter) :: vazar
leak {v} (to reveal secret information) :: vazar
lean {v} (to hang outwards) :: reclinar-se
lean {v} (to press against) :: apoiar-se
lean {adj} (being slim, not fleshy) :: esbelto
lean {adj} (of meat, having little fat) :: magro
Leaning Tower of Pisa {prop} (the leaning bell tower in the Italian town of Pisa) :: Torre de Pisa {f}
leap {v} (to jump) :: saltar
leap {n} (the act of leaping) :: salto {m}
leap {n} (distance traversed by a leap) :: salto {m}
leap {n} (significant move forward) :: salto {m}
leapfrog {n} (game) :: carniça {f}, eixo-badeixo {m}
leap of faith {n} (act of believing in something despite proof) :: salto da fé
leap year {n} (366-day year in the Gregorian calendar) :: ano bissexto {m}
learn {v} (to acquire knowledge or ability) :: aprender
learn {v} (to attend educational activity) :: estudar
learn {v} (to make use of a bad experience) :: aprender
learn {v} (to improve) :: aprender
learn {v} (to be studying) :: aprender, estudar
learn {v} (to come to know; to become informed of; to find out) :: descobrir que, ficar sabendo
learned {adj} (having much learning) :: douto {m}, erudito {m}, instruído {m}, sábio {m}, culto {m}
learning {n} (action of the verb) :: aprender
learning {n} (accumulated knowledge) :: aprendizado {m}
learning curve {n} (visualization of learning as a function of experience) :: linha de aprendizado
learning difference {n} (learning disability) SEE: learning disability ::
learning difficulty {n} (learning disability) SEE: learning disability ::
learning disability {n} (disability which prevents the sufferer from learning in a typical manner) :: transtorno de aprendizagem {m}, desordem de aprendizagem {f}
lease {v} (to operate or live in some property or land through purchasing a long-term contract) :: arrendar
leash {n} (long cord for dogs) :: coleira {f}
leash {v} (to fasten or secure with a leash) :: encoleirar
least {determiner} (the smallest amount of) :: mínimo
least weasel {n} (Mustela nivalis) :: doninha {f}
leat {n} (artificial watercourse, canal or aqueduct) :: levada {f}
leather {n} (material produced by tanning animal skin) :: couro {m}
leather {adj} (made of leather) :: de couro
leatherback {n} (Dermochelys coriacea) :: tartaruga-de-couro {f}
leave {v} (To cause to remain as available, not take away, refrain from depleting) :: deixar
leave {v} (To transfer possession after death) :: deixar
leave {v} (To give (something) to someone; to deliver (something) to a repository; to deposit) :: deixar
leave {v} (To transfer responsibility or attention) :: deixar
leave {v} (To depart from, end one's connection or affiliation with) :: partir, sair
leave {v} (To end one's membership in) :: deixar, sair
leave {v} (To depart (intransitive)) :: partir, ir embora
leave {n} (permission to be absent) :: permissão {f}
leave {n} (absence from work) :: licença {f}, afastamento {m}
leave {n} (departure) :: saída {f}, partida {f}
leave alone {v} (to stop bothering) :: deixar em paz
leave it be {v} (allow something to follow its natural course) :: deixar estar, não mexer
leave me alone {phrase} (stop talking to me) :: [informal] me deixa em paz, me deixa quieto
leaven {n} (any agent used to make dough rise) :: fermento {m}, levedura {f}
leave of absence {n} (absence from work) SEE: leave ::
leave out {v} (to leave out or to not include) SEE: omit ::
leave someone hanging {v} :: deixar alguém no vácuo
leave someone holding the bag {v} (leave somebody holding the responsibility or blame) :: pagar as favas (lit., "pay for the beans")
Lebanese {n} (A person from Lebanon) :: libanês {m}
Lebanese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Lebanon, its people or language) :: libanês {m}
Lebanon {prop} (Lebanese Republic) :: o Líbano {m}
lebensraum {n} (living space) :: Lebensraum {m}
Lecco {prop} (town) :: Lecco
lecher {n} (a lecherous man) :: depravado {m}, devasso {m}
lecherous {adj} (given to a lustful craving of sexual activities) :: lascivo {m}, libidinoso
lechery {n} (Inordinate indulgence in sexual activity) :: lascívia {f}, luxúria {f}
lectern {n} (a stand with a slanted top used to support a bible from which passages are read during a church service) :: atril {m}, leitoril {m}
lectern {n} (a similar stand to support a lecturer's notes) :: atril {m}, leitoril {m}
lectionary {n} (book) :: lecionário {m}
lector {n} (lay person who reads aloud certain religious texts) :: leitor {m}, leitora {f}
lectotype {n} (biological specimen or illustration) :: lectótipo {m}
lecture {n} (a spoken lesson) :: conferência {f}, palestra
lecturer {n} (person who gives lectures) :: palestrante {m} {f}
lecturer {n} (member of university or college) :: docente {m} {f}
LED {n} (light-emitting diode) :: LED {m}, díodo emissor de luz {m}
ledge {n} (shelf) :: prateleira {f}, armário
ledge {n} (layer) :: camada {f}
ledger {n} (book for keeping notes) :: registro
ledger {n} (collection of accounting entries) :: registro contábil
leech {n} (annelid) :: sanguessuga {f}
leech {n} (physician) SEE: physician ::
Leeds {prop} (city in England) :: Leeds {f}
leek {n} (vegetable) :: porro {m}, alho-porro {m}, alho-poró {m} [Brazil], alho-francês {m}
leeward {adj} (Downwind) :: sotavento {m}
leeway {n} (drift of a ship or airplane in a leeward direction) :: deriva {f}
left {adj} (the west side of the body when one is facing north) :: esquerdo
left {adj} (pertaining to the political left) :: de esquerda, liberal, esquerdista
left {adv} (on the left side) :: à esquerda
left {adv} (towards the left side) :: esquerdo, sestro
left {n} (the left side) :: esquerda {f}
left {n} (the ensemble of left-wing political parties) :: esquerda {f}
left {v} (remaining) :: deixado, sobrar, restar
left and right {adv} (all over the place) :: a torto e a direito
left coset {n} :: classe lateral à esquerda
left-hand drive {adj} (steering wheel on the left-hand side) :: com direção no lado esquerdo {m} {f}, com direção do lado esquerdo {m} {f}, com direção à esquerda {m} {f}
left-handed {n} (preferring the left hand over the right) :: canhoto, sestro
left-hander {n} (a person who is left-handed) :: canhoto {m}
leftist {n} (a person who holds views associated with the political left) :: esquerdista {m} {f}
leftist {adj} (Pertaining to the political left) :: de esquerda, esquerdista
leftover {adj} (remaining, left behind) :: reservada {f}, conservada {f}, restante, deixada {f}, deixado {m}
leftover {n} (something left behind) :: sobra {f}
leftovers {n} (food remaining after a meal) :: resto {m}, sobras
left-wing {adj} (supporting political change) :: de esquerda {m} {f}, esquerdista {m} {f}
lefty {n} (left-hander) SEE: left-hander ::
leg {n} (lower limb from groin to ankle) :: perna {f}
leg {n} (portion of the lower appendage from knee to ankle) :: perna {f}
leg {n} (part of garment covering the leg) :: calça {f}
leg {n} (stage of journey) :: etapa {f}
leg {n} (game played in a tournament) :: partida {f}
leg {n} (side in a triangle) :: cateto {m}
legacy {n} (money or property bequeathed to someone in a will) :: legado {m}
legacy {n} (something inherited from a predecessor; a heritage) :: legado {m}
legal {adj} (relating to the law or to lawyers) :: legal
legal {adj} (having its basis in the law) :: legal
legal {adj} (allowed or prescribed by law) :: legal
legal age {n} (age of majority) SEE: age of majority ::
legal entity {n} (organisation that the law treats as a legal person) SEE: legal person ::
legalese {n} (technical talk of the legal profession) :: juridiquês
legalese {n} (wording that resembles how lawyers write) :: legalês {m}
legalise {v} (make legal) :: legalizar
legalist {adj} (of or related to legalism) :: legalista
legalist {n} (one who adheres to legalism) :: legalista {m} {f}
legality {n} (lawfulness) :: legalidade {f}
legalization {n} (process of making something legal) :: legalização {f}
legalize {v} (legalise) SEE: legalise ::
legally {adv} (as permitted by law) :: legalmente
legal person {n} (organization or group of people) :: pessoa jurídica {f}, pessoa moral {f}
legal positivism {n} (legal school of thought in jurisprudence) :: positivismo {m}
legal studies {n} (study of theories and philosophies related to law) SEE: jurisprudence ::
legend {n} (story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events) :: lenda {f}
legend {n} (any person of extraordinary accomplishment) :: lenda {f}
legend {n} (key to the symbols and color codes on a map) :: legenda
legendary {adj} (of or pertaining to a legend) :: lendário, legendário, mítico
leghorn {n} (small white chicken breed) :: legorne {f}
legible {adj} (being clear enough to be read, readable, particularly for handwriting) :: legível
legibly {adv} (in a legible manner) :: legivelmente
legion {n} (the major unit or division of the Roman army) :: legião {f}
legionary {n} (member of a legion) :: legionário {m}
legionnaire {n} (a member of a legion) SEE: legionary ::
legislate {v} (pass laws) :: legislar
legislation {n} (the act of legislating) :: legislação {f}
legislation {n} (law already enacted by legislature) :: legislação {f}
legislative {adj} (having the power to make laws) :: legislativo
legislative {n} (branch of government) SEE: legislative branch ::
legislative branch {n} (branch of government) :: poder legislativo {m}, legislativo {m}
legislator {n} (who creates or enacts laws) :: legislador {m}
legislature {n} (governmental body) :: legislatura {f}
legist {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator ::
legitimacy {n} (quality of being legitimate or valid; validity) :: legitimidade {f}, validade {f}, validez {f}
legitimate {adj} (lawful) :: legítimo {m}
legitimate {adj} (genuine) :: legítimo
legitimately {adv} (in a legitimate manner) :: legitimamente
legitimize {v} (to make legitimate) :: legitimar
Lego {n} (toy brick) :: lego {m}
leguaan {n} (iguana) SEE: iguana ::
legume {n} (fruit or seed of leguminous plants) :: legume {m}
legume {n} (member of Leguminosae family) :: leguminosa {f}
Leiden {prop} (city in South Holland) :: Leiden {f}, Leida {f}
Leipzig {prop} (City in Saxony, Germany) :: Leipzig, Lípsia
leishmania {n} (a trypanosome protozoa of genus Leishmania) :: leishmânia {f}
leishmaniasis {n} (pathology) :: leishmaniose {f}
leisure {n} (freedom provided) :: ócio {m}, lazer
leisure {n} (time free) :: ócio {m}, lazer {m}
leisured {adj} (Having leisure) :: prazeroso {m} prazerosa {f}
leitmotif {n} (melodic theme in an opera) :: leitmotiv {m}
lemandarin {n} (Citrus × limonia) :: limão-capeta, limão-cravo, limão-rosa
lemma {n} (linguistics: lexeme) SEE: lexeme ::
lemma {n} (mathematics: proposition used mainly in the proof of some other proposition) :: lema {m}
lemma {n} (linguistics: canonical form of a term) :: lema {m}
lemming {n} (rodent) :: lêmingue {m}, lémingue {m}
Lemnian {adj} (of or pertaining to Lemnos) :: lémnio [Portugal], lêmnio [Brazil]
Lemnian {n} (inhabitant of Lemnos) :: lémnio {m} [Portugal], lêmnio {m} [Brazil]
lemniscate {n} (mathematics: figure-of-eight closed curve) :: lemniscata {f}
Lemnos {prop} (island in the northeastern Aegaean Sea) :: Lemnos {f}
lemon {n} (citrus fruit) :: limão {m} [European Portuguese], limão siciliano [Brazilian Portuguese]
lemon {n} (tree) :: limoeiro {m}
lemon {n} (defective item) :: porcaria {f}
lemon {n} (colour/color) :: limão {m}
lemon {n} (taste) :: limão {m}
lemon {adj} (having the flavour/flavor and/or scent of lemons) :: limoado
lemon {adj} (having the colour/color of lemons) :: limonado, limoado, alimonado, alimoado
lemonade {n} (still beverage) :: limonada {f}
lemonade {n} (carbonated beverage) :: soda limonada {f}
lemon balm {n} (Melissa officinalis) :: erva-cidreira {f}, cidreira {f}
lemongrass {n} (species of grass of the genus Cymbopogon) :: capim-limão {m}
lemon juice {n} (the liquid extract of lemon fruit) :: suco/sumo/extrato de limão {m}
lemon squeezer {n} (device used to extract juice from lemons) :: espremedor {m}
lemur {n} (strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea) :: lêmure {m}
Lemuria {prop} (hypothetical island in the Indian Ocean) :: Lemúria {f}
León {prop} (region in north-west Spain) :: Leão
Lena {prop} (Lena River) :: Lena {m}
lend {v} (to allow to be used temporarily) :: emprestar
lend {v} ((proscribed) to borrow) SEE: borrow ::
lend a hand {v} (to help or assist) :: dar a mão, dar uma mão
lender {n} (one who lends, especially money) :: emprestador {m}, mutuador {m}
length {n} (distance from end to end) :: comprimento {m}, extensão {f}
lengthen {v} (to make longer) :: alongar, acompridar, encompridar
lengthy {adj} (long of time) :: extensível, extenso
lenience {n} (Leniency: mercy or forgiveness in the assignment of punishment) :: leniência {f}
lenient {adj} (tolerant; not strict) :: leniente
Lenin {prop} (a Russian revolutionary and politician) :: Lenin {m}
Leningrad {prop} (name of Saint Petersburg, 1924-1991) :: Leningrado {f}
Leningrad {prop} (Leningrad oblast) :: Leningrado {m}
Leninian {adj} (of or pertaining to Lenin) SEE: Leninist ::
Leninism {n} (the political philosophy named after Vladimir Lenin) :: leninismo {m}
Leninist {adj} (of or relating to Lenin) :: leninista
Leninist {adj} (of or relating to Leninism) :: leninista
Leninist {n} (an adherent of Lenin or Leninism) :: leninista {m} {f}
lenition {n} (weakening of consonant articulation) :: lenização {f}, lenição {f}
lens {n} (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it) :: lente {f}
lens {n} (device which focuses or defocuses electron beams) :: lente {f}
lens {n} (biology: genus of the legume family; its bean) :: lentilha {f}
lens {n} (anatomy: transparent crystalline structure in the eye) :: cristalino {m}
Lent {n} (Christian period of penitence before Easter) :: quaresma
lentigo {n} (pigmented spot on the skin) SEE: freckle ::
lentil {n} (plant Lens culinaris) :: lentilha
lentil {n} (seed used as food) :: lentilha {f}
lentiviral {adj} (of or pertaining to a lentivirus) :: lentiviral
lentivirus {n} (any retrovirus of the genus Lentivirus) :: lentivírus {m}
Leo {prop} (male given name) :: Leão
Leo {prop} (constellation) :: Leão {m}, Leo {m}
Leo {prop} (astrological sign) :: Leão {m}
Leo {n} (Someone with a Leo star sign) :: leonino
Leo Minor {prop} (spring constellation of the northern sky) :: Leo Minor {f}
Leonard {prop} (male given name) :: Leonardo
Leonardeschi {n} (group of artists who worked in the studio of, or under the influence of, Leonardo da Vinci) :: leonardescos {m-p}
Leonese {adj} (from León) :: leonês
Leonese {prop} (language) :: leonês {m}
Leonese {n} (Someone from León) :: leonês {m}
leonine {adj} (of or like a lion) :: leonino
leopard {n} (a large wild cat with a spotted coat, Panthera pardus) :: leopardo {m}
leopard cat {n} (wild cat) :: gato-leopardo {m}, leopardo asiático {m}
leopardess {n} (female leopard) :: leoparda {f}
leopard lily {n} (Dieffenbachia) SEE: dumbcane ::
leopard lily {n} (blackberry lily) SEE: blackberry lily ::
Leopold {prop} (male given name) :: Leopoldo {m}
leotard {n} (skin-tight one piece suit of clothing) :: malha {f}, collant {m}
leper {n} (person who has leprosy) :: leproso {m}, leprosa {f}
lepidolite {n} (a mica mineral) :: lepidolita {f}
lepidopterology {n} (scientific study of butterflies and moths) :: lepidopterologia {f}
leprechaun {n} (one of a race of Irish elves) :: duende irlandês {m}
leprosarium {n} (institution or place to quarantine and treat leprous people) :: leprosário {m}, lazareto {m}, leprosório {m}, gafaria {f}, leprosaria {f}
leprosy {n} (infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae) :: lepra {f}
leprous {adj} (relating to leprosy) :: leproso
leptokurtic {adj} (having positive kurtosis) :: leptocúrtico
lepton {n} (elementary particle) :: leptão {m} [Portugal], lépton {m} [Brazil]
leptospirosis {n} (disease) :: leptospirose {f}
lesbian {adj} (between two women; pertaining to female homosexuality) :: lésbico
lesbian {n} (female homosexual) :: lésbica {f}, sapatão {f} [vulgar, slang]
Lesbian {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
Lesbian {adj} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
lesbianism {n} (Female homosexuality) :: lesbianismo {f}
lesbo {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
lesbophobia {n} (Fear, dislike, or hatred of lesbians.) :: lesbofobia
Lesbos {prop} (island) :: Lesbos {f}
lese majesty {n} (crime of violating majesty) :: lesa-majestade
lesion {n} (a wound or an injury) :: lesão {f}
lesion {n} (an infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part) :: lesão {f}
Lesotho {prop} (country in Southern Africa) :: Lesoto {m}
l'esprit de l'escalier {n} (phenomenon when a conversational rejoinder or remark only occurs to someone after the opportunity to make it has passed) :: espírito da escada {m}
less {adv} (to smaller extent) :: menos
less {adv} (in lower degree) :: menos
less {adj} (comparative form of "little" for numbers) :: menor
less {adj} (not as much) :: menos
less {adj} (smaller number of) :: menos
less {prep} (not including) :: menos, exceto, fora
-less {suffix} (lacking) :: sem
lessee {n} (one to whom a lease is given) :: arrendatário {m}
lessen {v} (to make less) :: diminuir, reduzir
lessen {v} (to become less) :: diminuir, reduzir-se
Lessepsian {adj} (of or relating to organisms that migrate by means of the Suez Canal) :: lessepsiano {m}, lessepsiana {f}
lesser {adj} (the comparative of little) :: menor
lesser flamingo {n} (the smaller of the two old world species of flamingo) :: flamingo-pequeno {m}
lesser panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens) SEE: red panda ::
lesser spotted woodpecker {n} (Dendrocopoes minor) :: pica-pau malhado pequeno {m}
less is more {proverb} (less is more) :: menos é mais
lesson {n} (section of learning or teaching) :: lição {f}
lesson {n} (learning task assigned to a student) :: lição {f}, tarefa {f}
lesson {n} (something learned) :: lição
lesson {n} (something that serves as a warning or encouragement) :: lição {f}
lesson {n} (section of the Bible or other religious text read as part of a divine service) :: lição {f}
lessor {n} (owner of property that is leased) :: arrendador {m}
less than {n} (the character <) :: menor que {m}
less-than-stellar {adj} (not very good) SEE: poor ::
less-than-stellar {adj} (mediocre) SEE: mediocre ::
lest {conj} (for fear that) :: para que/a fim de que ... não
let {v} (to allow) :: deixar, permitir, ir
let {v} (to put up for rent) :: alugar
let alone {conj} (to say nothing of) :: muito menos, quanto mais
let alone {conj} (as well as) :: ainda mais
let bygones be bygones {v} (to disregard a past offense) :: águas passadas não movem moinhos
let down {v} (to allow to descend) :: baixar
let down {v} (to disappoint) :: decepcionar, desapontar
let-down {n} (disappointment or anticlimax) :: decepção
let go {v} (to no longer hold on) :: soltar
let go {v} (to emotionally disengage or to distract oneself from a situation) :: ir
let go {v} (dismiss from employment) :: demitir
lethal {adj} (deadly) :: fatal, letal, mortal
lethally {adv} (in a lethal manner) :: letalmente, mortalmente, fatalmente
lethargic {adj} (sluggish, indifferent) :: letárgico {m}
lethargy {n} (pathological state of fatigue) :: letargia {f}
lethargy {n} (state of extreme torpor or apathy) :: letargia {f}
let him who is without sin cast the first stone {phrase} (only those who are faultless have the right to pass judgment on others) :: quem nunca pecou que atire a primeira pedra
let it be {v} (leave something to follow its natural course) :: deixar estar, não mexer
Letitia {prop} (female given name) :: Letícia {f}
Leto {prop} (mother of Apollo) :: Latona
let's {v} (let us; forming first-person plural imperative) :: -emos, -amos, vamos
let's go {phrase} (hortative of go) :: vamos
let's go {phrase} (hurry up) :: vamos logo, se apresse
let sleeping dogs lie {v} (leave things as they are) :: não cutucar a onça com vara curta, não cutucar a fera com vara curta, não acordar moscas que estão a dormir
letter {n} (letter of the alphabet) :: letra {f}
letter {n} (written message) :: carta {f}
letterbox {n} (collection point for mail) :: caixa de correio {f}
letterbox {n} (delivery point for mail) :: caixa de correio {f}
letter of credit {n} (trade finance document) :: carta de crédito
letter of marque {n} (official commission) :: carta de marca
let the cat out of the bag {v} (to disclose a secret, often inadvertently) :: dar com a língua nos dentes
let there be light {phrase} (let there be light) :: haja luz
let the sleeping dogs lie {v} (to avoid igniting a conflict) SEE: let sleeping dogs lie ::
Lettic {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {n} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
lettuce {n} (an edible plant, Lactuca) :: alface {f}
lettuce {n} (the leaves of the lettuce plant, eaten as a vegetable or dish) :: alface {f}
lettuce {n} (US paper currency) :: verdinhas {f-p}
Letzeburgesh {prop} (Germanic language) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
leu {n} (unit of currency of Romania) :: leu {m}
leu {n} (unit of currency of Moldova) :: leu {m}
leucine {n} (essential amino acid; C6H13NO2) :: leucina {f}
leukemia {n} (cancer of blood forming tissue) :: leucemia
leukocyte {n} (a white blood cell) :: leucócito {m}
Leukothea {prop} (Greek goddess) :: Leucótea {f}
lev {n} (currency of Bulgaria) :: lev {m}
Levant {prop} (the countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean Sea) :: Levante {m}
Levantine {adj} (of the Levant, the Eastern Mediterranean) :: levantino
levee {n} (embankment to prevent inundation) :: encosta, dique {m}
level {adj} (same height at all places) :: nivelado, plano
level {adj} (at the same height as some reference) :: nivelado
level {adj} (being unvaried) :: constante
level {n} (tool) :: nível {m}
level {n} (distance relative to a given reference elevation) :: nível {m}
level {n} (degree or amount) :: nível {m}
level {n} (gaming: discrete segment of a game) :: fase {f}, nível {m}
level {n} (gaming: numeric value for a character's experience and power) :: nível {m}
level {n} (floor of a building) :: andar {m}
level {v} (to adjust so as to make level) :: nivelar
level {v} (to destroy by reducing to ground level; to raze) :: arrasar
level {v} (to progress to the next level) :: avançar, passar
level {v} (to aim or direct) :: direccionar
level {v} (to levy) SEE: levy ::
level crossing {n} (at-grade crossing) :: passagem de nível {f}
level-headed {adj} (possessing sound judgement) :: com a cabeça no lugar
level up {v} (gaming) :: passar/avançar de nível/fase
lever {n} (rigid piece) :: alavanca {f}
lever {n} (small such piece to trigger or control a mechanical device) :: alavanca {f}
lever {v} (to move with a lever) :: alavancar
lever {adv} (rather) SEE: rather ::
leverage {n} (force compounded by means of a lever rotating around a pivot) :: alavancagem {f}
leverage {n} (use of borrowed funds) :: alavancagem {f}
leverage {v} (use, exploit, take full advantage of) :: aproveitar
leveret {n} (a young hare) :: lebroto {m}
Levi {prop} (third son of Jacob) :: Levi {m}
leviathan {n} (Biblical sea monster) :: leviatã
levigate {v} (to belittle) SEE: belittle ::
levigate {v} (to lighten) SEE: lighten ::
levirate {n} (institution) :: levirato {m}
levitate {v} (to cause to rise in the air and float) :: levitar
levitate {v} (to be suspended in the air) :: levitar
levitation {n} (raising of something without apparent physical cause) :: levitação {f}
levitation {n} (technical suspension without mechanical support) :: levitação {f}
Leviticus {prop} (the book of the Bible and Torah) :: Levítico {m}
levity {n} (lightness of manner or speech) :: leveza
levity {n} (lack of steadiness) SEE: instability ::
levo {adj} (levorotatory) SEE: levorotatory ::
levogyre {adj} (levorotatory) SEE: levorotatory ::
levorotatory {adj} (that rotates the plane of polarized light to the left) :: levógiro
levy {v} (to draft into military service) :: convocar {f}
lewd {adj} (lascivious) :: lascivo, indecente
Lewis {prop} (male given name) SEE: Louis ::
lexeme {n} (unit of vocabulary, the different forms of the same lemma) :: lexema {m}, semantema {m}
lexical {adj} (of a language's vocabulary) :: léxico, lexical
lexical {adj} (of a dictionary) :: léxico, lexical
lexicographer {n} (one who writes or compiles a dictionary) :: lexicógrafo {m}
lexicographic {adj} (like a dictionary, relating to lexicography) :: lexicográfico
lexicographical {adj} (lexicographic) SEE: lexicographic ::
lexicography {n} (art or craft of writing dictionaries) :: lexicografia {f}
lexicology {n} (linguistic discipline) :: lexicologia {f}
lexicon {n} (vocabulary of a language) :: léxico {m}
lexicon {n} (dictionary of lexemes) :: léxico {m}
lexicon {n} (dictionary of Classical Greek, Hebrew, Latin, or Aramaic) :: léxicon {m}
lexicon {n} (lexicology of a programming language) :: léxico {m}
lexicon {n} ((rare) any dictionary) :: léxico {m}
lexicon {n} (vocabulary used by an individual) :: vocabulário {m}
lexicon {n} (subject-specific vocabulary) :: vocabulário {m}
Leyden jar {n} (glass jar used to accumulate static electricity) :: garrafa de Leyden {f}, garrafa de Leiden {f}, garrafa de Leida {f}
LGBT {n} (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual) :: LGBT
LGBTphobia {n} (negative attitude towards LGBT people) :: LGBTfobia {f}
Lhasa {prop} (Capital of Xizang (Tibet)) :: Lassa
L'Hôpital's rule {prop} (a rule which uses derivatives to help evaluate limits involving indeterminate forms) :: regra de L'Hôpital {f}, regra de L'Hospital {f}
liability {n} (debt) :: responsabilidade {f}, obrigação {m}, dívida {f}
liability {n} (likehood of an event) :: possibilidade {f}
liable {adj} (responsible) :: responsável
liable {adj} (exposed to a certain contingency) :: passível
liaison {n} (communication between two parties or groups) :: ligação {f}
liaison {n} (co-operation, working together) :: cooperação
liana {n} (climbing woody vine) :: cipó {m}
liar {n} (one who tells lies) :: mentiroso {m}, mentirosa {f}
libation {n} (act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice) :: libação {f}
libation {n} (liquid poured out) :: libação {f}
libation {n} (alcoholic beverage) :: bebida {f}
libel {n} (defamatory false written statement) :: calúnia {f}
libel {n} (act or crime) :: difamação {f}
libel {n} (statement by the plaintiff) :: libelo {m}
libel {n} (any defamatory writing) :: difamação {f}, libelo {m}
liberalism {n} (quality of being liberal) :: liberalismo {m}
liberalism {n} (political movement) :: liberalismo {m}
liberalism {n} (economic theory) :: liberalismo {m}
liberalization {n} (the process or act of making more liberal) :: liberalização {f}
liberate {v} (to free) :: libertar
liberation {n} (act of liberating or the state of being liberated) :: liberação {f}, libertação {f}
Liberdade {prop} (the Japanese community in Brazil) :: Liberdade {f}
Liberia {prop} (country in Western Africa) :: Libéria
Liberian {n} (A person from Liberia) :: liberiano {m}
Liberian {adj} (pertaining to Liberia) :: liberiano
libero {n} (volleyball player) :: líbero {m} {f}
libertarianism {n} (political philosophy) :: libertarianismo {m}, libertarismo {m}
liberticide {adj} (causing the destruction of liberty) :: liberticida {m} {f}
liberticide {n} (the destruction of liberty) :: liberticídio {m}
liberticide {n} (one who causes the destruction of liberty) :: liberticida {m} {f}
libertine {n} (someone loose in morals) :: libertino {m}
libertine {adj} (loose in morals) :: libertino
libertinism {n} (behavior characterized by self-indulgence and lack of restraint) :: libertinagem {f}
liberty {n} (condition of being free) :: liberdade {f}
libidinous {adj} (having lustful desires) :: libidinoso
libido {n} (sexual urges or drives) :: libido {f}
libido {n} (drives or mental energies related or based on sexual instincts but not necessarily sexual in and of themselves.) :: libido {f}
Libra {prop} (constellation) :: Libra {f}, Balança {f} [Portugal]
Libra {prop} (astrological sign) :: Libra {f}
Libra {n} (Someone with a Libra star sign) :: libriano
librarian {n} (the manager of a library) :: bibliotecário {m}
librarian {n} (one who cares for the publications etc. in a library) :: bibliotecário {m}
librarian {n} (a person who processes and organizes information) :: arquivista {m} {f}
library {n} (institution which holds books etc.) :: biblioteca {f}
library {n} (collection of books) :: biblioteca {f}
library {n} (collection of records) :: arquivo {m}
library {n} (collection of subprograms) :: biblioteca {f}
library {n} (collection of DNA material) :: biblioteca
library {n} (deck or draw pile) :: grimório {m}
library science {n} (interdisciplinary science) :: biblioteconomia {f}
libretto {n} (text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera) :: libreto {m}, livreto {m}
libretto {n} (book containing such a text) :: libreto {m}, livreto {m}
Libreville {prop} (capital of Gabon) :: Libreville {f}
libtard {n} (liberal (derogatory)) :: esquerdopata {m} {f}
Libya {prop} (country in Northern Africa) :: Líbia {f}
Libyan {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Libya, the Libyan people or the Libyan language) :: líbio
Libyan {n} (person) :: líbio {m}
licence {n} (license) SEE: license ::
licence {v} (license) SEE: license ::
license {n} (legal document giving official permission to do something) :: alvará {f}, licença {f}
license {n} (legal terms of product usage) :: licença {f}
license {n} (freedom to deviate from rules) :: licença {f}
license plate {n} (an identifying plate attached to a vehicle) :: placa {f}, chapa
lichen {n} (something which spreads across something else, causing damage) SEE: cancer ::
lichen {n} (symbiotic association of fungi and algae) :: líquen {m}
lichenification {n} (epidermal thickening with accentuated skin markings) :: liquenificação {f}
lichenometry {n} (geochronologic dating method that uses lichen growth) :: liquenometria {f}
Lichtenberg figure {n} (branching patter on an insulator subject to an electric discharge) :: figura de Lichtenberg {f}
lick {n} (the act of licking) :: lambida {f}
lick {v} (to stroke with the tongue) :: lamber
licorice {n} (plant) :: alcaçuz {m}, regaliz {m}
licorice {n} (confection) :: doce de alcaçuz {m}
lictor {n} (officer in ancient Rome) :: lictor {m}
lid {n} (top or cover) :: tampa {f}
lid {v} (to put a lid on something) :: tampar, tamponar
lidocaine {n} (local anesthetic) :: lidocaína {f}
lie {v} (be in horizontal position) :: estar deitado, jazer
lie {v} (be situated) :: jazer, ficar, localizar-se
lie {v} (tell an intentional untruth) :: mentir
lie {n} (intentionally false statement) :: mentira {f}
Liechtenstein {prop} (Principality of Liechtenstein) :: Liechtenstein {m}, Listenstaine {m}
lie detector {n} (polygraph (informal)) :: detector de mentiras {m}
lie down {v} (assume a reclining position) :: deitar-se
liege {n} (A free and independent person; a lord paramount; a sovereign) :: senhor feudal {m}, suserano {m}
liege {n} (The subject of a sovereign or lord; a liegeman) :: vassalo {m}
lie in wait {v} (to be hiding to ambush) :: emboscar-se, tocaiar [Brazil]
lien {n} (right to take and hold debtor’s property) :: direito de retenção {m}
lienholder {n} (person who has right of property) :: retentor {m}
lieu {n} (in lieu, in lieu of) SEE: in lieu ::
lieutenant {n} (lowest commissioned officer rank) :: tenente
lieutenant {n} (person who executes the plans and directives of another) :: procurador {m}
lieutenant colonel {n} (military rank) :: tenente-coronel {m}
life {n} (the state of being alive) :: vida {f}
life {n} (the essence of the manifestation and the foundation of the being) :: vida {f}
life {n} (the subjective and inner manifestation of the individual) :: vida {f}
life {n} (the world in general, existence) :: vida {f}
life {n} (a worthwhile existence) :: vida {f}
life {n} (something inherently part of a person's existence) :: vida {f}
life {n} (life sentence) :: perpétua {f}
life {n} (duration) :: duração {f}
life-affirming {adj} (appearing to have an optimistic quality) SEE: optimistic ::
life after death {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife ::
life assurance {n} (insurance policy) SEE: life insurance ::
lifeboat {n} (a boat to save shipwrecked people) :: barco salva-vidas {m}
life-buoy {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver ::
life cycle {n} (course of stages through which an organism passes) :: ciclo de vida {m}
life cycle {n} (useful life of a product or system; developmental history of an individual or group) :: ciclo de vida {m}
life expectancy {n} (the amount of time one is expected to live) :: expectativa de vida {f}, esperança de vida {f}
lifeform {n} (living organism) :: forma de vida {f}
lifeguard {n} (attendant) :: salva-vidas {m}, nadador-salvador {m}
lifeguard {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard ::
life insurance {n} (form of insurance) :: seguro de vida {m}
life jacket {n} (An article of protective clothing) :: colete salva-vidas {m}
lifelong {adj} (extending for the entire duration of life) :: vitalício
life preserver {n} (buoyant ring or vest) :: boia salva-vidas {f}
life ring {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver ::
life sentence {n} (sentence of imprisonment for the rest of the defendant's life) :: prisão perpétua {f}
life style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle ::
life-style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle ::
lifestyle {n} (style of living) :: estilo de vida {m}
lifetime {n} (duration of the life of someone or something) :: vida {f}
lifetime {n} (informal, hyperbolic: a long period of time) :: vida {f}
lift {v} (to raise or rise) :: elevar, erguer, alçar, levantar
lift {v} (to steal) :: roubar, abafar, chutar [slang]
lift {n} (the act of transporting someone in a vehicle) :: carona {f}
lift {n} (mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people) :: ascensor {m}, elevador {m}
lift {n} (upward force) :: sustentação {f}
lift {n} (thief) SEE: thief ::
lifter {n} (spatula) SEE: spatula ::
lifter {n} (weightlifter) SEE: weightlifter ::
lifting {n} (weightlifting) SEE: weightlifting ::
lift up {v} (to elevate) :: erguer
ligament {n} (band of strong tissue that holds the bones of an animal in position) :: ligamento {m}
ligand {n} (something that binds to another chemical entity) :: ligando {m}, ligante {m}
ligature {n} (act of tying) :: ligação {f}
ligature {n} (typography: character that combines multiple letters) :: ligatura {f}
Liège {prop} (province in Belgium) :: Liège {f}
liger {n} (animal born to a male lion and a tigress) :: ligre {m}
light {n} (electromagnetic waves) :: luz
light {n} (source of illumination) :: luz
light {n} (spiritual illumination) :: luz
light {n} (point of view) :: visão
light {n} (flame or something used to create fire) :: fogo
light {v} (to start (a fire)) :: acender
light {v} (to illuminate) :: iluminar
light {adj} (having light) :: iluminado
light {adj} (pale in colour) :: clara {f}, claro {m}
light {adj} (coffee: served with extra milk or cream) :: pingado
light {adj} (of low weight) :: leve {m} {f}
light {adj} (low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.) :: light, leve
light {adj} (of little significance) :: banal
light as a feather {adj} (extremely light, having minimal weight) :: leve como uma pena
light at the end of the tunnel {n} (a better situation after long hardship) :: a luz no fim do túnel
light bulb {n} (evacuated glass bulb containing a metal filament that produces light) :: lâmpada {f}, foco {m}, bulbo {m}
light-emitting diode {n} (rectifying semiconductor device) :: díodo emissor de luz {m}
lighten {v} (to alleviate) :: aliviar
lighten {v} (to make light in weight) :: aligeirar, aliviar
lighten {v} (to make less serious) :: aligeirar
lighter {n} (fire making device) :: acendedor {m}, isqueiro {m}
light globe {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb ::
lighthouse {n} (building containing a light to warn or guide ships) :: farol {m} [Brazil], faro {m}
lighthouse keeper {n} (person who lives in a lighthouse and tends the light) :: faroleiro {m}, guarda de farol {m}
light industry {n} (industry that does not require high capitalization or heavy machinery) :: indústria leve {f}
lighting {n} (equipment, illumination) :: iluminação
lightly {adv} (in a light manner) :: levemente, levianamente
lightness {n} (the condition of being illuminated) :: claridade {f}, luminosidade {f}
lightning {n} (flash of light) :: relâmpago {m}
lightning {n} (discharge) :: raio {m}
lightning {adj} (extremely fast) :: veloz
lightning bug {n} (firefly) SEE: firefly ::
lightning conductor {n} (metallic conductor) SEE: lightning rod ::
lightning rod {n} (metallic conductor that protects from lightning) :: para-raios {m}
light pollution {n} (excess artificial light) :: poluição visual {f}
lightsaber {n} (a fictional type of sword) :: sabre de luz {m}
lights, camera, action {phrase} (tradicional cue at a beginning of a take) :: luzes, câmera, ação!
light source {n} (source of illumination) :: fonte luminosa {f}, fonte de luz {f}
light spectrum {n} (range of colors) SEE: spectrum ::
lightspeed {n} (the speed of light) :: velocidade da luz {f}
light switch {n} (switch used to turn the light on or off) :: interruptor {m}
lightweight {n} (boxer) :: peso-leve
lightweight {n} (person who can't handle their drink) :: fraco
lightweight {adj} (having less than average weight) :: leve
light year {n} (astronomical distance) :: ano-luz {m}
lignin {n} (aromatic polymer) :: lignina {f}, lenhina {f}
lignite {n} (coal) :: linhite {f}, lignite {f}
ligress {n} (female liger) :: ligresa {f}
Liguria {prop} (region) :: Ligúria {f}
Ligurian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Liguria) :: lígure, ligúrio
Ligurian {n} (native or inhabitant) :: lígure {m} {f}, ligúrio {m}
Ligurian {prop} (Gallo-Italic language) :: lígure {m}, ligúrio {m}
like {v} (enjoy) :: gostar
like {v} (find attractive) :: gostar
like {v} (to show support for, or approval of, something posted on the Internet by marking it with a vote) :: curtir
like {n} (something that a person likes) :: gosto {m}
like {adj} (similar) :: semelhante
like {adv} (such as) :: como, tipo
like {n} (something similar to a given person or object) :: tipo {m}
like {prep} (similar to) :: como
like {particle} (colloquial: mild intensifier) :: tipo, tipo assim
like {particle} (colloquial: used to precede paraphrased quotations) :: tipo
like a bull in a china shop {adj} (clumsy, aggressive) :: como um elefante numa loja de cristais, como um elefante em uma loja de cristais, como um elefante numa loja de louças, como um elefante em uma loja de louças
like a bull in a china shop {adv} (clumsily, aggressively) :: como um elefante numa loja de cristais, como um elefante em uma loja de cristais, como um elefante numa loja de louças, como um elefante em uma loja de louças
like father, like son {proverb} (a son will have traits similar to his father) :: tal pai, tal filho
likelihood {n} (probability) :: probabilidade {f}
likelihood {n} (mathematical likelihood) :: verossimilhança {f}, probabilidade {f}
likelihood {n} (resemblance) :: semelhança {f}
likely {adv} (similarly) SEE: similarly ::
likely {adv} (probably) SEE: probably ::
likely {adj} (probable; having a greater-than-even chance of occurring) :: provável
likely {adj} (plausible; within the realm of credibility) :: verossímel, verossímil
like-minded {adj} (of similar opinion) :: de opinião similar
like mother, like daughter {proverb} (a daughter will have traits similar to her mother) :: tal mãe, tal filha
likeness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity ::
like taking candy from a baby {prep} (easy) :: como tirar doce de uma criança
likewise {adv} (also; moreover; too) SEE: too ::
likewise {adv} (in like manner) :: similarmente, igualmente
likewise {adv} (the same to you) :: igualmente
liking {n} (like) :: gosto {m}
lilac {n} (shrub) :: lilás {m}
lilac {n} (flower) :: lilás {m}
lilac {n} (colour) :: lilás {m}
lilac {adj} (colour) :: lilás
Lilian {prop} (female given name) :: Liliana {f}
Liliana {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian ::
Lille {prop} (city in France) :: Lille {f}, Lila {f}
Lillian {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian ::
Lilongwe {prop} (capital of Malawi) :: Lilongwe {f}, Lilongué {f}
lily {n} (flower in the genus Lilium) :: lírio {m}
lily of the Nile {n} (arum lily) SEE: arum lily ::
lily of the valley {n} (Convallaria majalis) :: lírio-do-vale {m}
Lima {prop} (the capital of Peru) :: Lima {f}
limaçon {n} (plane curve) :: limaçon de Pascal {f}, caracol de Pascal {m}
limb {n} (major appendage of human or animal) :: membro {m}
limb {n} (branch of a tree) :: galho {m}
limb {n} (part of bow) :: braço {m}
limb {v} (to remove limbs) :: desmembrar [animals], desgalhar [trees]
limb {n} (apparent visual edge) :: limbo {m}
limber {adj} (flexible) SEE: flexible ::
limbic {adj} (relating to the limbic system) :: límbico
limbic system {n} (Part of the human brain) :: sistema límbico {m}
limbo {n} (place for innocent souls) :: limbo {m}
limbo {n} (in-between state) :: limbo {m}
Limburg {prop} (province of the Netherlands or Belgium) :: Limburgo {m}, Limburg {m}
Limburgian {prop} (Limburgish) SEE: Limburgish ::
Limburgic {prop} (Limburgish) SEE: Limburgish ::
Limburgish {prop} (the Germanic language) :: limburguês {m}
lime {n} (linden tree) SEE: linden ::
lime {n} (inorganic material containing calcium) :: cal {f}
lime {n} (gluey or adhesive substance) :: visco {m}, visgo {m}
lime {v} (to treat with lime) :: caiar
lime {n} (green citrus fruit) :: lima {f} [European Portuguese], limão [Brazilian Portuguese]
lime {n} (citrus tree) :: limeira {f}
lime {n} (colour) :: verde-lima {m}
lime green {adj} (having a bright, light-green colour) :: verde-lima
limekiln {n} (a furnace used to produce lime from limestone) :: caieira {f}
limelight {n} (type of stage lighting) :: luz de Drummond {f}, luz oxídrica {f}
limelight {n} (attention or notice) :: destaque {m}, ribalta {f}
limerence {n} (state of mind) :: limerence {f}, enfatuação {f}
limestone {n} (abundant rock of marine and fresh-water sediments) :: calcário {m}
limestone {adj} (made of or with limestone) :: calcário {m}, calcária {f}
limit {n} (boundary) :: limite {m}
limit {n} (mathematics: value to which a sequence converges) :: limite {m}
limit {v} (restrict) :: limitar, restringir
limitation {n} (act of limiting) :: limitação {f}
limitation {n} (restriction that limits) :: limitação {f}
limited {adj} (with certain limits placed upon it) :: limitado
limited liability company {n} (type of company) :: [Lda.] limitada {f}, sociedade de responsabilidade limitada {f}
limited partnership {n} (type of partnership) :: sociedade em comandita {f}
limnology {n} (science of lakes) :: limnologia {f}
limo {n} (limousine) SEE: limousine ::
Limoges {prop} (city in France) :: Limoges {f}
limonene {n} (hydrocarbon) :: limoneno {m}
Limousin {prop} (region) :: Limousin {m}, Limusino {m}
limousine {n} (luxury sedan/saloon car) :: limusine {f}, limusina {f}
limp {v} (to walk lamely) :: mancar
limp {n} (gait) :: coxeio {m}, coxeadura {f}
limp {adj} (flaccid; flabby) :: flácido
limp {adj} (lacking stiffness; flimsy) :: capenga
limpet {n} (a small mollusc) :: lapa {f}
limpid {adj} (clear) :: límpido
linchpin {n} (securing pin) :: chaveta {f}
linchpin {n} (central cohesive source of stability and security) :: baluarte {m}
linden {n} (tree) :: tília {f}
linden {n} (wood from such tree) :: tília {f}
line {n} (rope, cord, or string) :: fio {m}, linha {f}
line {n} (path through two or more points, threadlike mark) :: linha {f}, risco {m}, traço {m}
line {n} (geometry: infinite one-dimensional figure) :: reta {f}
line {n} (geometry: continuous finite segment of such a figure) :: segmento {m}
line {n} (graph theory: edge of a graph) :: aresta {f}, arco {m}
line {n} (geography: circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map) :: linha {f}
line {n} (geography: equator) :: equador {m}
line {n} (music: one of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed) :: linha {f}
line {n} (long tape, or a narrow ribbon of steel, etc., marked with subdivisions, as feet and inches, for measuring; a tapeline) :: fita {f}
line {n} (direction, path) :: caminho {m}
line {n} (telephone or network connection) :: linha {f}
line {n} (exterior limit of a figure, plat, or territory; boundary; contour; outline) :: contorno {m}
line {n} (threadlike crease marking the face or the hand; hence, characteristic mark) :: linha {f}
line {n} (straight sequence of people, queue) :: fila {f}, linha {f}, fileira {f}
line {n} (series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person) :: linhagem {f}
line {n} (single horizontal row of text on a screen, printed paper, etc.) :: linha {f}
line {n} (sentence of dialogue, especially in a script or screenplay) :: fala {f}
line {n} (population of cells derived from a single cell and containing the same genetic makeup) :: linhagem
line {n} (perfusion line) :: linha
line {v} (to place (objects) into a line) :: enfileirar
line {v} (to mark with a line) :: traçar
line {v} (to form or enter into a line) :: alinhar-se
line {v} (cover the inside surface of (something)) :: forrar
lineage {n} (descent) :: linhagem {f}, descendência {f}, estirpe {f}
linear {adj} (having the form of a line) :: linear
linear {adj} (in mathematics, of first-degree polynomial) :: linear
linear algebra {n} (branch of mathematics) :: álgebra linear
linear logic {n} :: lógica linear
linear space {n} (vector space) SEE: vector space ::
line integral {n} (integral) :: integral de linha {f}
linen {n} (thread or cloth made from flax fiber) :: linho {m}
linen {n} (items) :: roupa {f}
line of credit {n} (financial agreement) :: linha de crédito {f}
line of credit {n} (maximum borrowable amount specified in such an agreement) :: limite (de crédito) {m}
line segment {n} (part of a line) :: segmento {m}
linesman {n} (soccer: previous name of an assistant referee) :: bandeirinha {m} {f}
-ling {suffix} (Diminutive) :: -inho
Lingala {prop} (Bantu language) :: lingala {m}
linger {v} (to stay or remain in a place or situation) :: ficar, [Brazil] permanecer
lingerie {n} (women's underwear or nightclothes) :: lingerie {f}, camisola [Brazil]
lingo {n} (language peculiar to a particular group or region) :: jargão {m}
lingonberry {n} (shrub) :: arando-vermelho {m}
lingonberry {n} (berry) :: arando-vermelho {m}
lingua franca {n} (common language) :: língua franca {f}
lingual {adj} (related to language) SEE: linguistic ::
lingual {adj} (related to the tongue) :: lingual
lingual bone {n} (hyoid bone) SEE: hyoid bone ::
linguatulosis {n} (condition caused by the Linguatula serrata) :: linguatulose {f}
linguist {n} (one who studies linguistics) :: linguista {m} {f}
linguist {n} (a person skilled in languages) :: linguista {m} {f}
linguist {n} (a human translator; an interpreter, especially in the armed forces) :: intérprete {m} {f}, tradutor {m}
linguistic {adj} (Relating to language) :: linguístico
linguistic {adj} (Relating to linguistics) :: linguístico
linguistics {n} (scientific study of language) :: linguística {f}
liniment {n} (topical medical preparation) :: linimento {m}
lining {n} (covering for the inside of something) :: forro {m}, revestimento {m}
link {n} (connection) :: ligação {f}, vínculo {m}
link {n} (element of a chain) :: elo {m}
link {n} (computing: connection between busses or systems) :: ligação {f}
link {n} (computing: hyperlink) :: ligação {f}, link
link {v} (connect things) :: ligar, relacionar
link {v} (to contain a hyperlink to another page) :: linkar
linkage {n} (connection or relation between things or ideas) SEE: link ::
linkage {n} (in genetics) :: ligamento
Linnaean {adj} (of or relating to Swedish naturalist Carolus Linnaeus) :: lineano, linneano
Linnaean {adj} (of or relating to the binomial nomenclature originated by him) :: lineano, linneano
Linnaeus {prop} (Carl Linnaeus) :: Lineu {m}
linnet {n} (Carduelis cannabina, a finch of Europe, western Asia and northern Africa) :: pintarroxo {m}
linseed {n} (seed of the flax plant) :: linhaça {f}
lint {n} (a fine material made by scraping cotton or linen cloth) :: gaze {f}
lint {n} (fuzzy fluff) :: pelúcia {f}
lintel {n} (horizontal structural beam) :: lintel {m}
Linux {prop} (operating system) :: Linux {m}
lion {n} (big cat Panthera leo) :: leão {m}
lion {n} (heraldic charge) :: leão {m}
lion cub {n} (young lion) :: leãozinho {m}
lion dance {n} (Chinese dance) :: dança do leão {f}
Lionel {prop} (male given name) :: Leonel
lioness {n} (female lion) :: leoa {f}
lion's den {n} (a dangerous or frightening place) :: cova dos leões
lion's share {n} (the majority; a large or generous portion) :: parte do leão {f}
lip {n} (fleshy protrusion framing the mouth) :: lábio {m}
Lipari Islands {prop} (group of islands of Italy) :: ilhas Eólias {f-p}, Lipárias {f-p}, Ilhas Líparas {f-p}
lipase {n} (group of enzymes) :: lipase {f}
lip balm {n} (substance topically applied to the lips of the mouth) :: manteiga de cacau {f}
Lipetsk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Lipetsk {f}
lip gloss {n} (a cosmetic product) :: gloss {m}
lipid {n} (organic compound) :: lípide {m}, lipídio
lipogram {n} (word or writing that does not use a particular symbol or symbols) :: lipograma {m}
lipophilic {adj} (having the quality of dissolving in lipids) :: lipofílico
lipoprotein {n} (complex of protein and lipid) :: lipoproteína
liposoluble {adj} (soluble in lipids) :: lipossolúvel
liposuction {n} (cosmetic surgery procedure in which bodily fat is removed by suction) :: lipoaspiração {f}
lipreading {n} (the act of reading lips) :: leitura labial {f}
lip service {n} (cunnilingus) SEE: cunnilingus ::
lip service {n} (Empty talk; words absent of action or intention) :: papo furado [Brazil]
lipstick {n} (make-up for the lips) :: batom {m}
lipstick {n} (stick of this make-up) :: batom {m}
lipstick tree {n} (Bixa orellana) SEE: annatto ::
lip sync {n} (synchronization of music with lips) :: playback {m}
lip-sync {v} (to move lips in synchronization with sounds) :: usar playback
lip-syncing {n} (act of lip-sync) :: playback {m}
liquefy {v} (make into a liquid) :: liquefazer
liqueur {n} (a flavored alcoholic beverage) :: licor {m}
liquid {n} (substance that is liquid) :: líquido {m}
liquid {adj} (fluid; not solid and not gaseous) :: líquido
liquid {adj} ((of an asset) easily sold or disposed of) :: líquido
liquid {adj} ((of a market) having sufficient trading activity to make buying or selling easy) :: líquido
liquidate {v} (to kill someone) :: liquidar
liquidator {n} (One who liquidates) :: liquidador {m}
liquidator {n} (worker involved in cleaning up the Chernobyl disaster) :: liquidador {m}
liquidity {n} (state of being liquid) :: liquidez {f}
liquor {n} (strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation) :: licor {m}
liquorice {n} (plant) SEE: licorice ::
liquorice {n} (confection) SEE: licorice ::
liquor store {n} (liquor store, bottle shop) :: loja de bebidas {f}
lira {n} (basic unit of currency in Turkey) :: lira {f}
lira {n} (currency of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, former currency of Italy, etc.) :: lira {f}
Lisbon {prop} (capital of Portugal) :: Lisboa {f}
Lisboner {adj} (from Lisbon) :: lisboense {m} {f}, lisboeta {m} {f}, lisbonense {m} {f}, alfacinha {m} {f} [informal]
Lisboner {n} (someone from Lisbon) :: lisboense {m} {f}, lisboeta {m} {f}, lisbonense {m} {f}, alfacinha {m} {f} [informal]
Lisbonite {n} (person from Lisbon) :: lisboense {m} {f}, lisboeta {m} {f}, lisbonense {m} {f}, alfacinha {m} {f} [informal]
lisp {n} (The habit or an act of lisping.) :: sigmatismo {m}, ceceio {m}
lisp {v} (to pronounce the sibilant letter ‘s’ imperfectly) :: cecear
lissencephaly {n} (disorder characterized by the lack of folds and grooves of the brain) :: lisencefalia {f}
list {n} (strip of fabric) :: tira {f}
list {n} (enumeration or compilation of items) :: lista {f}, rol
list {n} (computing: codified representation of a list) :: lista {f}
list {v} (to create or recite a list) :: listar
list {v} (to be pleasing to) :: agradar
listen {v} (to pay attention to a sound) :: escutar
listen {v} (to expect or wait for a sound) :: escutar
listen {v} (to accept advice or obey instruction) :: ouvir
listen {v} (to hear (something)) :: escutar, ouvir
listener {n} (someone who listens) :: ouvinte {m} {f}
listless {adj} (Lacking enthusiasm) :: lânguido, apático
lit {adj} (Lighted) :: iluminado
litany {n} (ritual liturgical prayer) :: litania {f}, ladainha {f}
litany {n} (prolonged or tedious list) :: litania {f}, ladainha {f}
litchi {n} (lychee) SEE: lychee ::
liter {n} (cubic decimeter) SEE: litre ::
literacy {n} (ability to read and write) :: alfabetização {f}, alfabetismo {m}
literal {adj} (exactly as stated; read or understood without additional interpretation) :: literal
literal {adj} (following the letter or exact words, not taking liberties) :: literal
literal {n} (programming: value written in the source code) :: literal {m}, constante {f}
literally {adv} (not metaphorically) :: literalmente
literary {adj} (relating to literature) :: literário
Literary Chinese {prop} (Classical Chinese) SEE: Classical Chinese ::
literate {adj} (able to read, having literacy) :: letrado, alfabetizado
literate {adj} (knowledgeable in literature and writing) :: letrado
literature {n} (body of all written works) :: literatura {f}
literature {n} (the collected creative writing of a nation, people, group or culture) :: literatura {f}
literature {n} (all the papers, treatises etc. published in academic journals on a particular subject) :: literatura {f}
literature review {n} (scholarly paper) :: revisão bibliográfica {f}
lithe {adj} (mild, calm) :: calmo, tranquilo
lithium {n} (chemical element) :: lítio {m}
lithium aluminium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH) :: hidreto de alumínio e lítio / lítio e alumínio {m}
lithium battery {n} (type of battery) :: bateria de lítio {f}
lithium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH) :: hidreto de lítio {m}
lithograph {n} (image produced by lithography) :: litografia {f}
lithograph {v} (to copy of an image through lithography) :: litografar
lithography {n} (printing method) :: litografia {f}
lithopone {n} (pigment) :: litopone {m}
lithosphere {n} (The outer layer of the Earth) :: litosfera {f}
Lithuania {prop} (country) :: Lituânia {f}
Lithuanian {adj} (referring to Lithuania) :: lituano, lituânio, lituânico
Lithuanian {n} (language) :: lituano {m}, lituânio {m}, lituânico {m}
Lithuanian {n} (person from Lithuania) :: lituano {m}, lituânio {m}, lituânico {m}
litigation {n} (conduct of a lawsuit) :: litígio {m}
litmus {n} (dyestuff from lichen) :: tornassol {m}
litmus paper {n} :: papel de tornassol {m}
litotes {n} (rhetoric: stating a point by denying its opposite) :: litotes {f}
litre {n} (unit of fluid measure) :: litro {m}
litter {n} (platform designed to carry a person or a load) :: maca {f}
litter {n} (animals born in one birth) :: ninhada {f}
litter {n} (discarded items) :: lixo {m}
little {adj} (small in size) :: pequeno
little {adj} (Insignificant, trivial) :: menor, pequeno
little {adj} (very young) :: pequenino
little {adj} ((of a sibling) younger) :: mais novo
little {adj} (small in number, few) :: pequeno, pouco
little {adv} (not much) :: pouco
little {determiner} (small amount) :: pouco
little boy {n} (a diminutive male child) :: rapaz {m}
little brother {n} (a sibling's younger brother, see also: younger brother) :: irmão mais novo {m}
little by little {adv} (a small amount at a time) :: pouco a pouco, aos poucos
little finger {n} (outermost and smallest finger of the hand) :: dedo mínimo {m}, mínimo {m}, dedo auricular {m}, [Brazil] mindinho {m}
little girl {n} (a female child) :: menininha {f}, garotinha {f}
little owl {n} (species of owl) :: mocho galego {m}
Little Red Riding Hood {prop} (a folktale) :: Chapeuzinho Vermelho {m}
Little Red Riding Hood {prop} (the main character in this story) :: Chapeuzinho Vermelho {f}
Little Rock {prop} (the capital of the US state of Arkansas) :: Little Rock {f}
little sister {n} (a sibling's younger sister, see also: younger sister) :: irmã mais nova {f}
liturgic {adj} (liturgical) SEE: liturgical ::
liturgical {adj} (Pertaining to liturgy) :: litúrgico
liturgically {adv} (in the manner of liturgy) :: liturgicamente
liturgist {n} (person knowledgable about liturgy) :: liturgo {m}, liturga {f}, liturgista {m} {f}
liturgy {n} (a predetermined or prescribed set of rituals) :: liturgia {f}
Liturgy of the Hours {n} ( liturgy for daily use at each of the canonical hours) :: liturgia das horas {f}
live {v} (be alive) :: viver
live {v} (have permanent residence) :: viver, morar
live {v} (survive, persevere, continue) :: sobreviver, perseverar
live {v} (spend (one's life), pass, maintain, continue in) :: viver
live {adj} (having life) :: vivo
live {adj} ((broadcasting) Seen or heard from a broadcast, as it happens) :: ao vivo
live {adj} (capable of causing harm) :: ativo
live {adj} (electrically charged) :: carregado
live {adv} (as it happens) :: ao vivo
live and learn {phrase} (exhortation to gain knowledge from lived experiences) :: vivendo e aprendendo
live and let live {v} (be tolerant) :: viver e deixar viver
live by the sword, die by the sword {proverb} (one who uses violence can expect a violent response) :: quem vive pela espada, morre pela espada
livelihood {n} (means of supporting oneself) :: ganha-pão {m}, sustento {m}
liveliness {n} (the quality of being lively) :: vitalidade {f}
lively {adj} (full of life) :: vivaz {m} {f}, vibrante, animado {m}, espevitado {m}
live off the land {v} (to sustain a living) :: viver da terra
liver {n} (organ of the body) :: fígado {m}
liver {n} (organ as food) :: fígado {m}
livermorium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 116) :: livermório {m}
Liverpool {prop} (Liverpool, England) :: Liverpool {f}
Liverpool {prop} (NY, Canada or Australia) :: Liverpool {f}
liverwort {n} (bryophyte with a leafy stem) :: hepática {f}
livery {n} (distinctive uniform worn by a group) :: libré {f}
livestock {n} (farm animals) :: gado {m}
Livia {prop} (female given name) :: Lívia {f}
livid {adj} (pallid) SEE: pallid ::
living {adj} (having life) :: vivo, vivente
living {adj} (in use or existing) :: vivo
living dead {n} (undead) :: morto-vivo {m}
living room {n} (room in a private house) :: sala de estar {f}
living standard {n} (standard of living) SEE: standard of living ::
living will {n} (document expressing a desire to die naturally in certain medical circumstances) :: testamento vital {m}
Livonia {prop} (historical region) :: Livónia {f} [Portugal], Livônia {f} [Portugal]
Livonian {prop} (language) :: livónio [Portugal], livônio [Brazil]
Livonian {adj} (pertaining to Livonia or Livonians) :: livónio [Portugal], livônio [Brazil]
Livornian {adj} (of or from Livorno) :: livornês, liornês
Livornian {n} (someone from Livorno) :: livornês {m}, livornesa {f}, liornês {m}, liornesa {f}
Livorno {prop} (province of Italy) :: Livorno {f}
Livorno {prop} (city in Italy) :: Livorno {f}, [dated] Liorne {f}
lizard {n} (reptile) :: lagarto {m}
lizard {n} (coward) SEE: coward ::
Ljubljana {prop} (Capital city of Slovenia) :: Liubliana {f}
llama {n} (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Lama glama) :: lhama {f} [Brazil], lama {m} [Portugal]
LLC {n} (Limited Liability Company) :: Ltda.
Lüneburg {prop} (city in Lower Saxony) :: Luneburgo, Lüneburg
lo {contraction} (look, see, behold) :: ó
loach {n} (fish of the family Cobitidae) :: cadozete {m}
load {n} (burden) :: fardo {m}, carga {f}
load {n} (number of articles that can be transported or processed at one time) :: carregamento {m}, carga {f}
load {n} (a large number or amount) :: monte {m}
load {v} (to put a load on or in) :: carregar
load {v} (to fill with munition) :: carregar
load {v} (to read into memory) :: carregar
loaded {adj} ((gaming, of dice, also used figuratively) biased) :: viciado
loaf {n} (block of bread) :: pão {m}
loaf {v} (do nothing) :: vadiar
loafer {n} (idle person) :: folgado {m}, vadio {m}
loafer {n} (footwear) :: sapatilha {f}
loam {n} (type of soil) :: solo franco {m}
loan {n} (borrowed sum of money or other valuables) :: empréstimo {m}
loan {n} (contract and array of legal or ethical obligations surrounding a loan) :: empréstimo {m}
loan {v} (to lend) :: emprestar
lo and behold {interj} (used to express surprise) :: veja só
loan shark {n} (money lender; usurer) :: agiota {m} {f}
loan translation {n} (calque) SEE: calque ::
loanword {n} (word taken from another language) :: empréstimo {m}
loath {adj} (angry, hostile) SEE: angry ::
loathe {v} (to detest, hate, revile) :: detestar
loathing {n} (sense of revulsion, distaste, detestation, extreme hatred or dislike) :: ódio {m}, abominação {f}
lob {n} (lump) SEE: lump ::
lobby {n} (entryway or waiting area; vestibule) :: saguão {m}, vestíbulo {m}, átrio {m}
lobby {n} (group of people who try to lobby) :: lobby {m}, lóbi {m}
lobby {v} (To attempt to influence) :: fazer lobby
lobby group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group ::
lobbyist {n} (A person who for remuneration reattempts to persuade politicians) :: lobista
lobe {n} (division of the brain) :: lobo {m}
lobster {n} (crustacean) :: lagosta {f}
lobular {adj} (Of or relating to a lobule) :: lobular
local {adj} (of a nearby location) :: local
local {adj} (computing: having limited scope) :: local
local {adj} (math: applying to a limited space) :: local
local {adj} (medicine: of or pertaining to a restricted part of an organism) :: local
local {n} (a person who lives near a given place) :: habitante/morador local
local anesthetic {n} (substance) :: anestesia local {f}
locality {n} (neighbourhood) :: localidade {f}
localization {n} (act of localizing) :: localização {f}
localization {n} (software engineering: act or process of making a product suitable for use in a particular country or region) :: localização {f}
localization {n} (state of being localized) :: localização {f}
localize {v} (make local) :: localizar
localize {v} (to adapt a product for use in a particular country or region) :: localizar
locally {adv} (with respect to place) :: localmente
locate {v} (to place; to set in a particular spot or position) :: localizar
locate {v} (designate the site or place of) :: localizar
location {n} (place) :: localização {f}, posição
locative {n} (locative case) SEE: locative case ::
locative case {n} (case used to indicate place, or the place where) :: caso locativo {m}, locativo {m}
lochia {n} (post-partum vaginal discharge) :: lóquios {m-p}
Loch Ness {prop} (lake in the Great Glen of Scotland) :: Lago Ness {m}
lock {n} (something used for fastening) :: fechadura {f}, cadeado {m}
lock {n} (segment of a canal) :: eclusa {f}
lock {n} (firing mechanism of a gun) :: trava {f}
lock {v} (to fasten with a lock) :: trancar
lock {n} (length of hair) :: cacho {m}, mecha {f}
locked-in syndrome {n} :: síndrome do encarceramento {f}
locker {n} (storage compartment) :: armário, cacifo {m}
locker room {n} (locker room) SEE: changing room ::
locket {n} (chained ornament) :: medalhão {m}
lockjaw {n} (disease) :: trismo {m}
lockout {n} (opposite of a strike) :: locaute {m}
locksmith {n} (one who practices locksmithing) :: chaveiro {m}
lock up {v} (to imprison or incarcerate someone) :: prender
lock up {v} (of a computer: to cease responding) :: travar
lockup {n} (prison) SEE: prison ::
locomotion {n} (ability to move) :: locomoção {f}
locomotive {n} (self-propelled vehicle that runs on rails) :: locomotiva {f}
locomotive {adj} (relating to locomotion) :: locomotor
locust {n} (type of grasshopper) :: gafanhoto {m}
Lode Star {prop} (Polaris) SEE: Polaris ::
lodge {n} (inn) SEE: inn ::
lodge {n} (local chapter of freemasons) :: loja {f}
lodge {v} (to supply with a room or place to sleep in for a time) :: acolher
lodge {v} (to flatten to the ground) :: acamar
lodging {n} (place to live or lodge) :: alojamento {m}
Lodz {prop} (city) :: Lodz {f}
loess {n} (sediment of eolian origin) :: loess {m}, loesse {m}
loft {n} (an attic or similar space) :: sótão {m}
loftiness {n} (arrogance) SEE: arrogance ::
lofty {adj} (high, having great height or stature) :: majestoso {m}
lofty {adj} (idealistic) :: ambicioso {m}
log {n} (trunk of dead tree, cleared of branches) :: tora {f}
log {n} (bulky piece of timber) :: tora {f}, cepo {m}
log {n} (nautical: device for measuring the speed of a vessel) :: barquilha {f}, barquinha {f}
log {v} (to cut down trees) :: cortar
log {v} (make an entry in a log) :: lançar
log {n} (very dumb person) SEE: blockhead ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook ::
log {n} (rolled cake) SEE: Swiss roll ::
loganberry {n} (raspberry-blackberry hybrid berry) :: loganberry {f}
logarithm {n} (The power to which a given base number must be raised in order to obtain a given number) :: logaritmo {m}
logbook {n} (nautical: book in which details from journey are recorded) :: diário de bordo {m}
loge {n} (stall) SEE: stall ::
loge {n} (booth) SEE: booth ::
loggerhead {n} (loggerhead sea turtle or loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta)) SEE: loggerhead turtle ::
loggerhead turtle {n} (Caretta caretta) :: tartaruga-cabeçuda {f}
loggia {n} (a roofed, open gallery) :: lógia {f}
logic {n} (method of human thought) :: lógica {f}
logic {n} (mathematical study) :: lógica {f}
logic {n} (formal or informal language) :: lógica {f}
logic {n} (any system of thought, irrespective of its rigor or productiveness) :: lógica {f}
logic {n} (part of an electronic system that performs the boolean logic operations) :: lógica {f}
-logic {suffix} (-logical) SEE: -logical ::
logical {adj} (in agreement with the principles of logic) :: lógico
logical {adj} (reasonable) :: lógico
logical {adj} (of or pertaining to logic) :: lógico
-logical {suffix} (used to form adjectival forms of nouns) :: -lógico
logically {adv} (in a logical manner) :: logicamente
logician {n} (person who studies or teaches logic) :: lógico {m}
log in {v} (gain access to a computer system) :: fazer/realizar (o) login, entrar, fazer login, realizar login, logar [slang], autenticar, iniciar sessão, autenticar-se
login {n} (user's identification) :: login {m}
login {n} (logging in) :: login {m}
-logist {suffix} (person who studies or is an expert in the related -logy) :: -logista {m} {f}, -logo {m}
logistic {adj} (relating to logistics) :: logístico
logistics {n} (planning and implementing the flow of goods and services) :: logística {f}
logistics {n} (military procurement, supply, maintenance, and transportation) :: logística {f}
logo {n} (symbol or emblem that acts as a trademark or a means of identification of an entity) :: logo {m}, logotipo {m}
log off {v} (log out) SEE: log out ::
logogriph {n} (word puzzle with clues in verse) :: logogrifo {m}
log on {v} (log in) SEE: log in ::
Logos {prop} (rational principle in Ancient Greek philosophy) :: Logos {m}
Logos {prop} ((Christianity) the Word of God) :: Logos {m}
Logos {prop} ((Christianity) the word of God as incarnate) :: Logos {m}
logotype {n} (symbol used by organization, logo) :: logotipo {m}, logo {m}
logotype {n} (single type two letters, a ligature) :: ligatura {f}
log out {v} (to exit an account in a computing system) :: deslogar, sair
Logroño {prop} (capital city of La Rioja, Spain) :: Logroño {m}, Logronho {m}
logwood {n} (tree) :: campeche {m}
-logy {suffix} (branch of learning) :: -logia {f}
loin {n} (part of the body) :: lombo {m}
loin {n} (cut of meat) :: lombo {m}
loincloth {n} (garment) :: tanga {f}
loins {n} (plural form of loin) SEE: loin ::
Loire {prop} (river) :: Loire {m}, Líger {m}
loiter {v} (to stand about without any aim or purpose) :: vadiar
loitering {n} (The action of the verb loiter) :: vadiagem {f}
Lojban {prop} (artificial logical language based on Loglan) :: Lojban {m}
lokun {n} (doctor) SEE: doctor ::
lol {interj} (Used to express laughter) SEE: LOL ::
LOL {interj} (expression of laughter) :: rs, kkk
Lolland {prop} (Danish island) :: Lolland {f}
Lollardism {n} (the doctrines or principles of the Lollards) :: lollardismo {m}, lolardismo {m}
Lollardy {n} (Lollardism) SEE: Lollardism ::
lollipop {n} (confectionery on a stick) :: pirulito {m}
lolly {n} (money) SEE: money ::
lolly {n} (confection) SEE: confection ::
lolly {n} (lollipop) SEE: lollipop ::
lolly ice {n} (frozen juice) :: picolé
Lolol {prop} (city in Chile) :: Lolol {m}
Lomé {prop} (capital of Togo) :: Lomé {f}
Lombard {n} (member of a Germanic people) :: lombardo {m}, langobardo {m}, longobardo {m}
Lombard {n} (native of Lombardy) :: lombardo {m}
Lombard {prop} (language of Lombardy) :: lombardo {m}
Lombard {n} (banker or moneylender) SEE: banker ::
Lombardy {prop} (region in northern Italy) :: Lombardia {f}
London {prop} (in the United Kingdom) :: Londres {f}
London {prop} (in Canada) :: London
London {prop} (of, from or pertaining to London in the UK) :: londrino {m}, de Londres
Londoner {n} (person from or inhabitant of London) :: londrino {m}, londrina {f}
Londonian {n} (Londoner) SEE: Londoner ::
London Underground {prop} (the London underground) :: o metropolitano de Londres {m}
lone {adj} (having no companion) ::
loneliness {n} (condition of being lonely) :: solidão {f}
lonely {adj} (of person: unhappy by feeling isolated) :: solitário
lonely {adj} (of place: desolate) :: isolado
lonely {adj} (solitary) SEE: solitary ::
loner {n} (one who lacks or avoids company) :: solitário
lonesome {adj} (unhappy due to being alone) :: solitário
lone wolf {n} (criminal who acts alone) :: rato solitário {m}, ratos solitários {m-p}
long {adj} (having much distance from one point to another) :: longo, comprido
long {adj} (having great duration) :: comprido, longo
long {adv} (over a great distance) :: longe
long {adv} (particular duration) :: how long: quanto tempo
long {adv} (long duration) :: por muito/bastante tempo, to take long: demorar
long {v} (to wait, to aspire) :: ansiar, suspirar
long {adj} (not short) SEE: tall ::
long absent, soon forgotten {proverb} (love fades away when people are distant) :: o que os olhos não veem, o coração não sente
long ago {adv} (at a time in the distant past) :: muito tempo (atrás)
longan {n} (tree) :: longana {f}
longan {n} (fruit) :: longana {f}, longan {m}
longbow {n} (large bow) :: arco longo {m}
long-eared owl {n} (Asio otus) :: mocho-pequeno {m}
longevity {n} (the quality of being long-lasting, especially of life) :: longevidade {f}
long for {v} (to have desire for; to yearn) :: desejar
longhouse {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse ::
longing {n} (melancholic desire) :: saudade for something absent only
longitude {n} (angular distance) :: longitude {f}
longitude {n} (imaginary line through North Pole and South Pole) :: longitude {f}
longitudinal wave {n} (type of wave) :: onda longitudinal {f}
long johns {n} (full-length undergarments) :: ceroulas {f-p}, calção {m}
long johns {n} (garment for bottom half of the body) :: ceroulas
long-legged {adj} (having long legs) :: pernilongo {m}
long-legged buzzard {n} (Buteo rufinus) :: bútio-rabo-canela {m}
long live {v} (prosper) :: viva, longa vida a, vida longa a
long-lived {adj} (having a long lifespan; surviving for a long period of time) :: duradouro {m}, longevo
longneck {n} (beer bottle with a long neck) :: (garrafa) long neck {f}
longship {n} (type of Viking vessel) :: dracar {m}
longshoreman {n} (man employed to load and unload ships) :: estivador {m}
long since {adv} (long ago) SEE: long ago ::
longstanding {adj} (longstanding) SEE: long-standing ::
long-standing {adj} (having existed for a long time) :: de longa data
long story short {adv} (Introducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story) :: trocando em miúdos
longsword {n} (a kind of sword) :: montante {f}
long-term {adj} (extending over a relatively long time period) :: duradouro, a longo prazo
long time {interj} (used as part of greeting of two people who have not been in contact for a long time) :: há quanto tempo
long time no see {interj} (idiomatic: I (or we) have not seen you for a long time) :: há quanto tempo
long ways, long lies {proverb} (Proverb) :: de longas vias, longas mentiras
long weekend {n} (weekend extended by one or more days off) :: ponte {f}
Longyearbyen {prop} (settlement) :: Longyearbyen {f}
loo {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
look {v} (to try to see) :: olhar
look {v} (to appear, to seem) :: parecer
look {v} (to search) :: procurar
look {v} (to face) :: resguardar
look {v} (to expect) :: esperar
look {n} (action of looking) :: olhada {f}
look {n} (physical appearance) :: aspecto {m}
look {n} (facial expression) :: olhar {m}
look after {v} (to watch, to protect) :: cuidar de
lookalike {n} (person physically resembling another person) :: sósia {m} {f}
look at {v} (to observe or watch) :: observar, ver
look at {v} (to study visually) :: ver
look at {v} (to consider) :: ver
look before you leap {proverb} (think before taking actionn) :: olhar antes de saltar
look down on {v} (to regard or treat as inferior) :: menosprezar
look for {v} (search; seek) :: pesquisar, procurar
look forward to {v} (anticipate, expect, or wait for) :: ansiar, aguardar ansiosamente
looking-glass {n} (mirror) SEE: mirror ::
look like {v} (seem, appear) :: parecer
look like {v} (be similar in appearance, resemble) :: parecer
lookout {n} (vantage point with a view of the surrounding area) :: ponto/posto de vigia {m}
lookout {n} (person on watch for approaching enemy, police, etc.) :: vigia {m} {f}, sentinela {m} {f}
look up {v} (to obtain information about something from a text source) :: buscar, pesquisar, consultar
look up to {v} (To show respect for) :: admirar, respeitar
loom {n} (weaving frame) :: tear {m}
loom {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes) SEE: loon ::
loon {n} (a crazy person) :: doido {m}, louco {m}, maluco {m}
loon {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes) :: mobelha {f}, mergulhão {m}
loop {n} (length of thread, line or rope) :: laço {m}
loop {n} (shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself) :: laço {m}
loop {n} (endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition) :: fita {f}
loop {n} (complete circuit for an electric current) :: circuito {m}
loop {n} (programmed sequence of instructions) :: ciclo {m}, laço {m}, loop {m}
loop {n} (aircraft maneuver) :: looping {m}, loop {m}
loop {n} :: circuito {m}
loop {n} (ring road) SEE: ring road ::
looper {n} (measuring worm) SEE: measuring worm ::
loophole {n} (slit in a castle wall) :: seteira {f}
loophole {n} (method of escape) :: brecha
loo roll {n} (toilet roll) SEE: toilet roll ::
loose {v} (to let loose) :: soltar, liberar, libertar
loose {v} (to unfasten) :: desamarrar
loose {v} (to make less tight) :: afrouxar
loose {v} (to let go) :: soltar
loose {v} (archery: to shoot) :: atirar
loose {adj} (not fixed tightly) :: frouxo {m}, solto {m}
loose {adj} (not packaged) :: desembalado {m}
loose {adj} (not fitting tightly) :: frouxo {m}, largo {m}
loose {adj} (not compact) :: solto {m}
loose {adj} (relaxed) :: relaxado
loose {adj} (indiscreet) :: indiscreto
loose {adj} (promiscuous) :: promíscuo
loose {adj} (not leashed) SEE: unleashed ::
loose change {n} (coins kept in one's pocket or bag) :: trocado {m}
loose change {n} (small sum of money) :: trocado {m}
loose end {n} (a small job that needs to be done, or minor problem that needs to be resolved) :: ponta solta {f}
loosen {v} (to make less tight) :: afrouxar
loot {n} (the proceeds of theft, robbery etc., swag, contraband) :: roubo {m}, saque {m}
loot {n} (money) :: moedas {p}
loot {v} (to steal from) :: saquear, pilhar
lopsided {adj} (not balanced) :: torto, desigual
loquacious {adj} (talkative, chatty) :: loquaz
loquacity {n} (talkativeness) :: loquacidade {f}
loquat {n} (fruit) :: nêspera
loquat {n} (tree) :: nespereira {f}
lord {n} (master of a household) :: castelão
lord {n} (property owner) :: senhor {m}
lord {n} (ruler, one having mastery over others) :: senhor {m}
lord {n} (aristocrat) :: senhor {m}, lorde {m}
lord {n} (titled nobleman) :: senhor {m}, lorde {m}
Lord {prop} (God) :: Senhor {m}
Lord {prop} (Jesus) :: Senhor {m}
Lord {n} (British aristocratic title) :: lorde {m}
lordosis {n} (excessive backwards curvature of the spine) :: lordose {f}
lordotic {adj} (relating to or afflicted with lordosis) :: lordótico
lordship {n} (title) :: o Senhor {m}
lordship {n} (seigniory, domain, territory ruled by a lord) :: domínio {m}
Lord's Prayer {prop} (the prayer taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples) :: Pai Nosso {m}
Lord's Supper {prop} (Eucharist) SEE: Eucharist ::
Lord's Supper {prop} (Last Supper) SEE: Last Supper ::
Lorraine {prop} (region west of Alsace) :: Lorena {f}
lorry {n} (motor vehicle) SEE: truck ::
lorry driver {n} (person employed to drive a truck) SEE: truck driver ::
Los Angeles {prop} (largest city in California) :: Los Angeles {f}
lose {v} (cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability) :: perder
lose {v} ((transitive) fail to win) :: perder
lose {v} (shed (weight)) :: perder, emagrecer
lose {v} (have (somebody of one's kin) die) :: perder
lose {v} (be unable to follow or trace (somebody or something) any longer) :: perder de vista
lose {v} (fail to be the winner) :: perder
lose face {v} (lose respect of others) :: perder o respeito
lose one's balance {v} (unsteady) SEE: unsteady ::
lose one's head {v} (behave irrationally or lose self-control) :: perder a cabeça
lose one's life {v} (to die) :: perder a vida
lose one's temper {v} (to be explosively angry) :: perder as estribeiras
lose one's way {v} (get lost) SEE: get lost ::
loser {n} (person who fails to win) :: perdedor {m}
loser {n} (person who is frequently unsuccessful in life) :: perdedor {m}, fracassado {m}
loser {n} (contemptible or unfashionable person) :: perdedor {m}
lose weight {v} (to become less heavy or obese) :: perder peso
loss {n} (instance of losing) :: perda {f}
loss {n} (The result of an alteration in a function or characteristic of the body) :: perda
loss {n} (something lost) :: perda {f}
loss {n} (hurtful condition resulting from losing) :: pesar {m}
loss {n} (casualties) :: perdas {f-p}
loss {n} (financial: negative result on balance) :: perda {f}
loss leader {n} (item sold at or below cost to stimulate sales) :: produto de engodo, chamariz, produto chamariz
lost {adj} (unable to find one's way) :: perdido
lost {adj} (in an unknown location) :: perdido, extraviado
lostness {n} (quality of being lost) :: perdição {f}
lost soul {n} (a soul or person destined to go to hell) :: alma perdida {f}
lost soul {n} (a person lacking direction or motivation in life) :: alma perdida {f}
lot {n} (number of things taken collectively) :: quantidade
lot {n} (informal: a number of people taken collectively) :: bando {m}
lot {n} (distinct portion or plot of land) :: lote
lot {n} (large quantity or number) SEE: a lot ::
Lot {prop} (nephew of Abraham) :: {m}, Lot {m}
lotion {n} (ointment that one rubs on the skin) :: loção {f}
lots {n} (lots) SEE: a lot ::
lottery {n} (scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance) :: lotaria {f} [Portugal], loteria {f} [Brazil]
lottery ticket {n} (slip of paper drawn in a lottery) :: bilhete de loteria {m}
lotto {n} (lottery) :: loto {f}, loteria {f}
lotus {n} (Nymphaea) SEE: water lily ::
lotus {n} (plant of the genus Nelumbo) :: lótus {m}, flor de lótus {f}
loud {adj} (of a sound) :: alto {m}, alta {f}
loud {adj} (noisy) :: barulhento
loud {adj} (of a colour, clothing, etc.) :: berrante
loud and clear {adv} (in a clear and easily understandable manner) :: alto e claro
loudly {adv} (in a loud manner) :: alto
loudspeaker {n} (transducer) :: alto-falante {m}, altifalante {m}, coluna {f}
Lou Gehrig's disease {n} (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) SEE: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ::
Louis {prop} (male given name) :: Luís, Luiz
Louisa {prop} (female given name) SEE: Louise ::
louis d'or {n} (any gold coin introduced in France by Louis XIII) :: luís de ouro {m}
Louise {prop} (feminine form of Louis) :: Luísa {f}
Louisiana {prop} (US state) :: Luisiana {f} {m}, Louisiana {f} {m}
lounge {n} (waiting room) :: sala de espera {f}
lounge {n} (living room) :: sala de estar {f}
lounger {n} (chair) :: espreguiçadeira {f}
loupe {n} (magnifying glass often used by jewellers and watchmakers) :: lupa
louse {n} (insect) :: piolho {m}
louse {n} (worthless person) :: piolho {m}, sem-vergonha {m} {f}, canalha {m} {f}
lousy {adj} (remarkably bad; of poor quality, dirty, or underhanded) :: péssimo {m}, horrível
lousy {adj} (Infested with lice) :: piolhoso, piolhento
lout {n} (troublemaker) :: brutamontes {m} {f}
lout {n} (a rude violent man) :: grosso {m}
Louvain {prop} (Belgian city) :: Lovaina
louver {n} (a ventilating turret or lantern) :: lanternim {m}
louver {n} (a slatted opening in a wall, door or window) :: persiana {f}, veneziana {f}
louver {n} (a system of slits for ventilation) :: grelha {f}
Louvre {prop} (an art museum in France) :: Louvre {m}
lovable {adj} (inspiring love) :: amável
lovableness {n} (property that makes someone or something lovable) :: amabilidade {f}
lovage {n} (a Mediterranean herb) :: levístico {m}
love {n} (strong affection) :: amor {m}
love {n} (object of one's romantic feelings; darling or sweetheart) :: amor {m}
love {n} :: amor {m}
love {v} (have a strong affection for) :: amar [usually implying romantic love or the love between close relatives; when referring to things (as in “I love pizza”, “eu amo pizza”), it indicates a stronger liking than that expressed by adorar], adorar [does not imply romantic love]
love {v} (be strongly inclined towards doing) :: adorar, amar
love {v} (care about; will good for) :: amar
love {v} ((euphemistic): to have sex with) :: amar, fazer amor
love {n} (zero) :: zero
love affair {n} (adulterous relationship) :: caso {m}
love at first sight {n} (an instantaneous attraction) :: amor à primeira vista {m}
lovebird {n} (a parrot of the genus Agapornis) :: agapórnis {m}, inseparável {m}
lovebird {n} (an affectionate couple (or a person thereof)) :: pombinhos {m-p}
love bite {n} (swelling on the skin) :: chupão
love child {n} (child born as a result of a romantic liaison between unmarried parents) :: ilegítimo {m}
loved {adj} (Being the object of love) :: amado
loved one {n} (very close friend or family member) :: ente querido {m}
love handle {n} (protruding area of fat on the side of the body) :: pneuzinhos {m-p}
love hotel {n} (short-stay hotel for sex) :: motel {m}
love-in-a-mist {n} (Nigella damascena) :: barba-de-velho {f}, dama-entre-verdes {f}
love interest {n} (romantic relationship) SEE: romance ::
love is blind {proverb} (proverb) :: o amor é cego
loveless {adj} (without love) :: sem amor, desamoroso
love letter {n} (letter about the author's love) :: carta amorosa {f}
lovely {adj} (Beautiful; charming; very pleasing in form, looks, tone, or manner.) :: adorável, amável, querido
lovely {adj} (very nice, wonderful) :: adorável, amável, querido
lover {n} (one who loves another person) :: amante {m} {f}
lover {n} (sexual partner) :: amante {m} {f}
lover {n} (person who loves something) :: amante {m} {f}
love rat {n} (adulterer) SEE: adulterer ::
love triangle {n} (situation in which two people vie for the love of a third) :: triângulo amoroso {m}
loving {adj} (expressing a large amount of love) :: amoroso
low {adj} (in a position comparatively close to the ground) :: baixo
low {adj} (small in height) :: baixo
low {adj} (despicable) :: baixo, vil
low {adv} (close to the ground) :: baixo
low {adv} (with a low voice or sound) :: baixo
low {n} (flame) SEE: flame ::
low {v} (moo) SEE: moo ::
lowdown {n} (the whole truth) :: revelação
lower {v} (let (something) descend by its own weight, such as a bucket or sail) :: abaixar, descer, baixar
lower {v} (reduce the height of, as a fence or chimney) :: rebaixar, baixar
lower {v} (depress as to direction, as a gun) :: abaixar
lower {v} (make less elevated as to object, as ambitions or hopes) :: diminuir
lower {v} (reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of, as temperature) :: diminuir, abaixar, baixar
lower {v} (reduce (something) in value, amount, etc.) :: diminuir, reduzir
lower {v} (intransitive: to decrease in value) :: baratear
lower arm {n} (section of an arm) SEE: forearm ::
lower case {n} (lower case letters, collectively) :: minúscula {f}
lower chamber {n} (lower house) SEE: lower house ::
Lower Egypt {prop} (Northern Egypt) :: Baixo Egito {m}
lower house {n} (part of a parliament) :: câmara baixa {f}
Lower Saxony {prop} (state) :: Baixa Saxónia {f} [Portugal], Baixa Saxônia {f} [Brazil]
lowest common denominator {n} (smallest multiple of several denominators) :: mínimo denominador comum {m}
Low German {n} (West Germanic language) :: baixo alemão {m}
lowland {n} (area which is lower than surroundings) :: baixada {f}
low-pitched {adj} (having a low pitch) :: grave
low-resolution {adj} (having a low resolution) :: de baixa resolução
Low Saxon {prop} (language or language group) :: baixo saxão
Low Saxon {prop} (language) SEE: Low German ::
low tide {n} (the tide at its lowest level) :: maré baixa {f}, baixa-mar {f}, vazante {f}
low tide {n} (the time of day when the sea has recded to its lowest level) :: maré baixa {f}, baixa-mar {f}
loxodrome {n} (A line which crosses successive meridians at a constant angle) SEE: rhumb line ::
loyal {adj} (firm in allegiance to a person or institution) :: leal {m} {f}, fiel {m} {f}
loyally {adv} (in a loyal manner) :: lealmente
loyalness {n} (loyalty) SEE: loyalty ::
loyalty {n} (the state of being loyal; fidelity) :: lealdade {f}
loyalty {n} (faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation) :: lealdade {f}
lozenge {n} (rhombus) :: losango {m}, rombo {m}
lozenge {n} (medicated sweet) :: pastilha {f}
Lua {prop} (a programming language (transliterations)) :: Lua {f}
Luanda {prop} (capital of Angola) :: Luanda {f}
Luang Prabang {prop} (city) :: Luang Prabang
luau {n} (elaborate Hawaiian feast) :: luau {m}
lube {n} (lubricant) SEE: lubricant ::
lube {v} (lubricate) SEE: lubricate ::
lubricant {n} (substance used to reduce friction) :: lubrificante {m}
lubricate {v} (to make slippery or smooth) :: lubrificar
lubrication {n} (the application of lubricants) :: lubrificação {f}
Lucas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Luke ::
Lucasian {adj} (pertaining to Henry Lucas) :: lucasiano
Lucia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lucy ::
Lucian {prop} (sophist of Syrian origin) :: Luciano {m}
Lucian {prop} (male given name) :: Luciano
lucid {adj} (clear; easily understood) :: lúcido
lucid {adj} (mentally rational; sane) :: lúcido
lucid {adj} (bright, luminous, translucent or transparent) :: lúcido
lucid dream {n} (lucid dream) :: sonho lúcido {m}
lucidity {n} (property of being lucid) :: lucidez {f}
Lucifer {prop} (figure mentioned in Isaiah 14:12) :: Lúcifer {m}
Luciferianism {prop} (belief system that venerates the essential characteristics identified with Lucifer) :: luciferismo {m}
Lucius {prop} (male given name) :: Lúcio {m}
luck {n} (something that happens to someone by chance) :: sorte {f}
luckily {adv} (in a lucky manner) :: felizmente, por sorte
Lucknow {prop} (capital of Uttar Pradesh, India) :: Lucknow {f}
lucky {adj} (of people, having good fortune) :: sortudo {m}
lucky {adj} (being good by chance) :: sortudo {m}
lucky charm {n} (object kept for good luck) :: amuleto {m}, talismã {m}, figa {f}
lucrative {adj} (producing a surplus; profitable) :: lucrativo
Lucretius {prop} (male given name) :: Lucrécio
Lucy {prop} (female given name) :: Lúcia
Luddism {n} (opposition to the Industrial Revolution by textile workers) :: ludismo {m}
Luddism {n} (opposition to technological change) :: ludismo {m}
Luddite {n} (19th-century textile worker who destroyed machinery) :: ludista {m} {f}
Luddite {n} (one opposing technological change) :: ludista {m} {f}
ludic {adj} (of or pertaining to play) :: lúdico
ludicrous {adj} (idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny) :: ridículo
Lufthansa {prop} (German airline) :: Lufthansa {f}
Lugansk {prop} (Luhansk) SEE: Luhansk ::
luggage {n} (traveller's containers) :: bagagem {f}
Lugo {prop} (city) :: Lugo {f}
lugubrious {adj} (gloomy) :: lúgubre, lôbrego
Luhansk {prop} (city) :: Lugansk {f}
Luhansk People's Republic {prop} (secessionist state in Luhanshchyna, the Ukraine) :: República Popular de Lugansk
Lukas {prop} (given name) SEE: Luke ::
Lukashenko {prop} (surname) :: Lukashenko
Luke {prop} (given name) :: Lucas
Luke {prop} (evangelist) :: Lucas {m}
Luke {prop} (gospel of Luke) :: Lucas {m}
lukewarm {adj} (temperature) :: morno, tépido
lukewarm {adj} (not very enthusiastic) :: morno
lull {n} (a period of rest) :: descanso {m}, folga
lull {n} (a period without waves or wind.) :: calmaria {f}
lull {v} (to cause to rest) :: embalar
lullaby {n} (a soothing song to lull children to sleep) :: canção de ninar {f}, canção de embalar {f}
lumbago {n} (lumbar-region backache, see also: backache) :: lumbago {m}
lumber {n} (wood as building material) :: madeira serrada {f}
lumberjack {n} (person who fells trees) :: lenhador, madeireiro {m}
lumbermill {n} (mill for processing lumber) SEE: sawmill ::
lumberyard {n} (facility) :: madeireira {f}
lumen {n} (SI-unit for luminous flux) :: lúmen {m}
lumen {n} (anatomy: cavity within tubular organ) :: lúmen {m}
lumenal {adj} (Relating to the cavity or channel within a tube or tubular organ) :: do lúmen
lumination {n} (illumination) SEE: illumination ::
luminescence {n} (emission) :: luminescência {f}
luminous {adj} (emitting light; glowing brightly) :: luminoso
lump {n} (something that protrudes, sticks out, or sticks together; a cluster or blob; a mound, hill, or group) :: pelota {f}, saliência {f}
lumpfish {n} (lumpsucker) SEE: lumpsucker ::
lumpsucker {n} (scorpaeniform fish) :: peixe-lapa
lump sum {n} (large one-time payment) :: entrada {f}
Luna {prop} (Earth's moon) SEE: Moon ::
lunar {adj} (of, or pertaining to, the moon) :: lunar {m} {f}
lunar calendar {n} (a calendar that measures the passage of the year according to the phases of the moon) :: calendário lunar {m}
lunar eclipse {n} (when the Earth casts its shadow over the Moon) :: eclipse lunar {m}
Lunar New Year {n} (Lunar new year) SEE: Chinese New Year ::
lunar phase {n} (any one of the aspects presented by the moon) :: fase da lua
lunate bone {n} (os lunatum) :: osso semilunar
lunatic {n} (insane person) :: lunático {m}, lunática {f}
lunatic {adj} (crazed) :: lunático
lunatic asylum {n} (mental hospital) SEE: mental hospital ::
lunch {n} (meal around midday) :: almoço {m}
lunch {v} (to eat lunch) :: almoçar
lunchbox {n} (container for transporting meals) :: lancheira {f}, merendeira {f}
luncheon {n} (a formal term for lunch) SEE: lunch ::
lunch meat {n} (cold cuts) SEE: cold cuts ::
lunette {n} (small opening in a vaulted roof of a circular or crescent shape) :: luneta {f}
lung {n} (organ that extracts oxygen from the air) :: pulmão {m}
lung cancer {n} (cancer of the lung(s)) :: cancro do pulmão {m} [Portugal], câncer de pulmão {m} [Brazil]
lunge {n} (sudden movement) :: impulso {m}
lunge {n} (exercise) :: passada {f}, afundo {m}
lunge {v} (to make a sudden movement) :: impulsionar
lungfish {n} (air-breathing fish of the class Dipnoi) :: dipnoico {m}
lunisolar {adj} :: lunissolar {m} {f}
Luo {prop} (tribal group in eastern Africa) :: luo {m-p}
Luo {prop} (language) :: língua luo {f}, luo {m}
lupin {n} (any member of the genus Lupinus in the family Fabaceae) :: tremoço {m}
lupine {n} (lupin) SEE: lupin ::
lupus {n} (autoimmune disease) :: lúpus {m}
Lupus {prop} (summer constellation of the northern sky) :: Lobo {m}, Lupus {m}
lure {n} (artificial fishing bait) :: isca
lure {v} (to entice) :: tentar, atrair
lurid {adj} (melodramatic) SEE: melodramatic ::
lurid {adj} (shocking, horrifying) :: espantoso
lurid {adj} (ghastly, pale or wan in appearance) :: lúrido
lurid {adj} (being of a light yellow hue) :: lúrido
lurk {v} (to remain concealed in order to ambush) :: espreitar
lurk {v} (to hang out or wait around a location) :: espreitar
Lusaka {prop} (capital of Zambia) :: Lusaka {f}
Lusatia {prop} (region) :: Lusácia {f}
lush {adj} (dense, teeming with life) :: viçoso
Lusitania {prop} (ancient Roman province) :: Lusitânia
Lusitanian {adj} (of or pertaining to ancient Roman province of Lusitania) :: lusitano
Luso- {prefix} (relating to Portugal or Portuguese) :: luso-
Lusophone {adj} (of a person, Portuguese-speaking) :: lusófono
Lusophone {adj} (of a place, Portuguese-speaking) :: lusófono
Lusophone {n} (Portuguese speaker) :: lusófono {m}, lusófona {f}
lust {n} (strong desire, especially of a sexual nature) :: luxúria {f}
lust {n} (general want or longing) :: vontade {f}
luster {n} (brilliance, attractiveness or splendor) :: lustre
luster {n} (refinement, polish or quality) :: lustre
luster {n} (A period of five years, lustrum) SEE: lustrum ::
lustful {adj} (full of lust) :: luxurioso
lustral {adj} (relating to ritual purification) :: lustral
lustre {n} (luster) SEE: luster ::
lustre {v} (luster) SEE: luster ::
lustre {n} (lustrum) SEE: lustrum ::
lustrum {n} (period of five years) :: lustro {m}, quinquénio {m}
lute {n} (stringed instrument) :: alaúde {m}
Lutetia {prop} (Roman town) :: Lutécia {f}
lutetium {n} (chemical element with atomic number of 71) :: lutécio {m}
Luther {prop} (Martin Luther) :: Lutero {m}
Lutheran {adj} (pertaining to the theology of Martin Luther or his followers, or the Lutheran church) :: luterano
Lutheran {n} (member of any Christian church identifying with the theology of Martin Luther) :: luterano {m}, luterana {f}
Lutheranism {n} (branch of Christianity developed by Martin Luther) :: luteranismo {m}
lutherie {n} (craft) :: luteria {f}
luthier {n} (a person who, or a business which, makes or repairs stringed wooden musical instrument) :: lutiê {m} {f}
Luwian {n} (member of an ancient Anatolian people) :: luvita {m} {f}, lúvio {m}
Luwian {prop} (language) :: luvita {m}, lúvio {m}
Luwian {adj} (of or pertaining to Luwian language or its speakers) :: luvita, lúvio
Luwian {adj} (of or pertaining to Luwia) :: luvita, lúvio
lux {n} (the derived unit of illuminance) :: lux {m}
Luxembourg {prop} (country) :: Luxemburgo {m}
Luxembourg {prop} (capital city) :: Luxemburgo
Luxembourger {n} (person from Luxembourg) :: luxemburguês {m}
Luxembourgian {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger ::
Luxembourgian {adj} (Luxembourgish) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
Luxembourgish {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Luxembourg or its people) :: luxemburguês
Luxembourgish {prop} (language of Luxembourg) :: luxemburguês {m}
Luxemburger {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger ::
luxurious {adj} (being very fine and comfortable) :: luxuoso
luxurious {adj} (enjoying pleasures of luxury) :: luxuoso
luxury {n} (very wealthy and comfortable surroundings) :: luxo {m}
luxury {n} (something desirable but expensive) :: luxo {m}
luxury {n} (something very pleasant but not really needed in life) :: luxo {m}
Luzon {prop} (largest island of the Philippines) :: Luzon {f}, Luzón {f}, Luçon {f}
Lviv {prop} (Lviv) :: Lviv {f}, Lvov {f}, Lemberg {f}, Leópolis {f}
löwchen {n} (Löwchen) SEE: Löwchen ::
Löwchen {n} (Löwchen) :: pequeno cão leão {m}
-ly {suffix} (turns nouns to adjectives with the sense "similar to") :: -oso, -ento, -mente
-ly {suffix} (used to form adverbs from adjectives) :: -mente
lycanthrope {n} (werewolf) SEE: werewolf ::
lycanthropy {n} (act of shapeshifting) :: licantropia {f}
lycée {n} (a public secondary school in France) :: liceu {m}
lyceum {n} (a public hall designed for lectures or concerts) :: liceu {m}
lychee {n} (tree) :: lichia {f}
lychee {n} (fruit) :: lichia {f}
Lycia {prop} (ancient region) :: Lícia {f}
Lycian {prop} (language) :: lício {m}
Lycian {n} (native of Lycia) :: lício {m}
Lycian {adj} (relating to Lycia) :: lício {m}
Lydia {prop} (historical region) :: Lídia {f}
Lydia {prop} (biblical woman) :: Lídia {f}
Lydia {prop} (female given name) :: Lídia {f}
Lydian {n} (native or inhabitant of Lydia) :: lídio {m}
Lydian {prop} (language) :: lídio {m}
Lydian {adj} (pertaining to Lydia) :: lídio {m}
lye {n} (caustic alkaline solution) :: lixívia
Lyme disease {n} (infection by bacteria of the genus Borrelia) :: doença de Lyme {f}
lymph {n} (the fluid carried by the lymphatic system) :: linfa {f}
lymphadenopathy {n} (abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes) :: linfadenopatia {f}
lymphatic {adj} (pertaining to lymph or lymphatic system) :: linfático
lymphatic system {n} (network of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes) :: sistema linfático {m}
lymph node {n} (filtrating oval bodies of the lymphatic system) :: linfonodo {m}, gânglio linfático {m}
lymphocyte {n} (type of white blood cell) :: linfócito
lymphoid {adj} :: linfoide
lymphoma {n} (malignant tumor that arises in the lymph nodes or in other lymphoid tissue) :: linfoma {m}
lynch {v} (execute without a proper legal trial) :: linchar
lynching {n} (execution of a person without a proper legal trial) :: linchamento {m}, linchagem {f}
lynx {n} (wild cat) :: lince {m}
Lyons {prop} (a city in France) :: Lyon
lyre {n} (stringed musical instrument) :: lira {f}
lyric {n} (words of a song) SEE: lyrics ::
lyricist {n} (writer of lyrics) :: letrista {m} {f}
lyrics {n} (the words to a song) :: letra {f}, letras {f}
lysergic {adj} (psychedelic) SEE: psychedelic ::
lysergic acid {n} (the organic compound, 6-methyl-9,10-didehydro-ergoline-8-carboxylic acid) :: ácido lisérgico {m}
lysine {n} (essential amino acid, C6H14N2O2) :: lisina
lysis {n} ((medicine) gradual recovery from disease) :: lise {f}
lysis {n} ((chemistry) destruction of cells) :: lise {f}
lysosome {n} (digestive organelle) :: lisossoma {m}, lisossomo {m}