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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} (company selling records)  :: editora discográfica {f}, editora {f}, gravadora {f} [Brazil]
label {n} (name categorising someone as part of a group)  :: rótulo {m}
label {n} (small ticket or sign giving information)  :: etiqueta {f}, rótulo {m}
label {v} (give a label to in order to categorise)  :: classificar
label {v} (put a ticket or sign on)  :: etiquetar, rotular
labia {n} (folds of tissue at opening of vulva)  :: lábios {m-p}
labialization {n} (labialization)  :: 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}
lab mouse {n} (laboratory mouse) SEE: laboratory mouse  ::
laboratory {n} (place where chemicals, drugs or microbes are prepared or manufactured)  :: laboratório {m}
laboratory {n} (room, building or institution equipped for scientific research)  :: laboratório {m}
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 with labor of workers)  :: mercado de trabalho {m}
labor relations {n} (industrial relations) SEE: industrial relations  ::
labor union {n} (labor union) SEE: trade union  ::
labour {n} (giving birth)  :: parto {m}
labour {n} (workers)  :: mão-de-obra {f}
labour {n} (work)  :: trabalho
labour {v} (to work)  :: trabalhar
labour relations {n} (industrial relations) SEE: industrial relations  ::
Labrador {prop} (Dog breed)  :: labrador
Labrador {prop} (Mainland portion of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador)  :: Labrador {m}
labrum {n} (the uppermost of the mouthparts of insects)  :: labro {m}
labyrinth {n} (anything complicated or confusing)  :: labirinto {m}
labyrinth {n} (maze)  :: labirinto {m}
labyrinth {n} (part of inner ear)  :: 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} (cord for fastening a shoe or garment)  :: cadarço {m}
lace {n} (fabric)  :: renda {f}
lace {v} (add something harmful to)  :: envenenar
lace {v} (fasten with laces)  :: enlaçar, laçar
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}
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
lackey {n} (a fawning, servile follower)  :: lacaio {m}
lackey {n} (liveried male servant)  :: lacaio {m}
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} (city in Galicia)  :: A Corunha
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}
lactose {n} (disaccharide sugar of milk and dairy products)  :: lactose {f}
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} (used to address an audience)  :: 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}
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} (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} (wife of a lord)  :: senhora {f}
lady {n} (woman of breeding and authority)  :: senhora {f}, dona {f}, dama {f}
Lady {n} (aristocratic title for a woman)  :: Senhora
ladybird {n} (member of Coccinellidae)  :: joaninha {f}
ladybug {n} (ladybird) SEE: ladybird  ::
ladyship {n} (Term of respect)  :: A Senhora {f}
lady's man {n} (womanizer) SEE: womanizer  ::
lady's smock {n} (cuckooflower) SEE: cuckooflower  ::
lagniappe {n} (an extra good given to a customer when they purchase something else)  :: 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}
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} (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}
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} (flesh of lamb as food)  :: cordeiro {m}
lamb {n} (meek person)  :: cordeiro {m}
lamb {n} (young sheep)  :: anho {m}, 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} (a title for Jesus that appears in the Gospel of John)  :: Cordeiro de Deus {m}
lame {adj} (by extension, hobbling)  :: capenga
lame {adj} (moving with difficulty)  :: manco
lame {adj} (slang: failing to be cool, funny, interesting or relevant)  :: palha [Brazil]
lame {adj} (slang: unconvincing)  :: fraco, capenga
lame {adj} (unable to walk properly because of a problem with one's feet or legs)  :: manco, perneta, coxo [Brasil], capenga [Brasil]
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} (bewail)  :: lamentar
lament {v} (express grief)  :: 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)  :: lâmpada
lamp {n} (oil device producing light)  :: candeia {f}
lampoon {v} (satirize) SEE: satirize  ::
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} ((military) soldier armed with a lance)  :: lanceiro {m}
lance {n} (weapon of war)  :: lança {f}
lance {n} (wooden weapon used in jousting or tilting)  :: lança {f}
lancelet {n} (animal of Cephalochordata)  :: anfioxo {m}
lancet {n} (surgical instrument)  :: lanceta {f}
land {n} (country or region)  :: terra {f}
land {n} (fright) SEE: fright  ::
land {n} (ground that is suitable for farming)  :: terra {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} (someone's homeplace)  :: terra {f}
-land {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix))  :: -lândia {f}
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 {v} (to descend to a surface, especially from the air)  :: aterrar, pousar, aterrissar
land ahoy {interj} (interjection shouted by the ship's watch)  :: terra à vista
land bridge {n} (isthmus)  :: ponte terrestre
landfill {n} (site at which refuse is buried)  :: lixão {m}, aterro sanitário {m}
landfill {v} (to dispose of waste)  :: aterrar
landgrave {n} (renderings of Landgraf)  :: landegrave {m}
-landia {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) SEE: -land  ::
landing {n} (coming to earth, as of an airplane)  :: aterragem, aterrissagem {f}, pouso {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} (major event)  :: marco {m}
landmark {n} (notable location)  :: marco {m}
landmark {n} (recognizable feature)  :: 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}
landowner {n} (a person who owns land)  :: terratenente {m} {f}
landscape {n} (pictorial aspect of a country)  :: paisagem {f}
landscape {n} (picture representing a scene)  :: paisagem {f}
landscape {n} (portion of land or territory)  :: paisagem {f}, panorama {m}, vista {f}
landslide {n} (natural disaster)  :: deslizamento {m}, desabamento {m}, derrocada {f}
landslide victory {n} (overwhelming victory in an election)  :: vitória de lavada {f}
lane {n} (division of racetrack)  :: raia {f}
lane {n} (division of roadway)  :: pista {f}, faixa {f}
lane {n} (passageway)  :: alameda
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}, linguagem {f}
language {n} (computer language, see also: computer language)  :: linguagem {f}, linguagem de programação {f}
language {n} (nonverbal communication)  :: linguagem {f}
language {n} (particular words used)  :: linguagem {f}
language {n} (the ability to communicate using words)  :: língua {f}, linguagem {f}
language {n} (vocabulary of a particular field)  :: linguagem {f}
language barrier {n} (barrier to communication)  :: barreira linguística {f}
language family {n} (set of languages)  :: família linguística {f}
language swap {n} (language exchange) SEE: language exchange  ::
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)  :: lansquenete {m}, lansquené {m}
lantern {n} (Aristotle's lantern) SEE: Aristotle's lantern  ::
lantern {n} (A smaller and secondary cupola crowning a larger one)  :: lanterna {f}
lantern {n} (case of transparent material made to protect a flame, or light)  :: lanterna {f}
lanthanum {n} (metallic element)  :: lantânio {m}
Lao {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos, the people or their language)  :: laosiano, laociano
Lao {n} (person)  :: laosiano {m}, laociano {m}
Lao {prop} (language)  :: laosiano {m}, laociano {m}
Laocoön {prop} (The Trojan and the 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 {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos)  :: laosiano {m}
Laotian {n} (Laotian person) SEE: Lao  ::
Laotian {prop} (language)  :: laosiano {m}
Lao-Tzu {prop} (Laozi) SEE: Laozi  ::
Laozi {prop} (influential Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism)  :: Lao Zi {m}
lap {n} (an edge; a border; a hem, as of cloth)  :: borda {f}
lap {n} (Sports: One circuit around a race track)  :: volta {f}
lap {n} (the loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; an apron)  :: regaço {m}
lap {n} (the part of the clothing that lies on the knees or thighs when one sits down; that part of the person thus covered)  :: colo {m}
lap {n} (the upper legs of a seated person)  :: colo {m}
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}
lapidarian {adj} (lapidary) SEE: lapidary  ::
lapidarian {n} (lapidary) SEE: lapidary  ::
lapidation {n} (act of stoning, sometimes to the point of death)  :: lapidação {f}
lapis lazuli {n} (precious blue stone)  :: lápis-lazúli {m}
Laplacian {n} (Laplace operator) SEE: Laplace operator  ::
Lapland {prop} (region in Scandinavia)  :: Lapônia {f}, Lapónia {f}
lappet moth {n} (eggar) SEE: eggar  ::
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} (The left side of a ship)  :: bombordo {m}
larceny {n} (law: larcenous act)  :: furto {m}
larceny {n} (law: unlawful taking of personal property)  :: 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 bonito {n} (skipjack tuna) SEE: skipjack tuna  ::
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} (an animal in such stage of growth)  :: larva {f}
larva {n} (a stage of growth)  :: larva {f}
laryngeal {adj} (of or pertaining to larynx)  :: laríngeo
laryngeal {n} (in Proto-Indo-European linguistics, one of the typically three reconstructed consonants)  :: laringeal
laryngeal {n} (laryngeal sound)  :: laringal {f}
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} (baked dish)  :: lasanha {f}
lasagna {n} (flat sheet of pasta)  :: 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 disc {n} (laserdisc) SEE: laserdisc  ::
Laserdisc {n} (disc in this format) SEE: laserdisc  ::
laser printer {n} (computer printer)  :: impressora laser {f}, impressora a laser {f}
lash {n} (eyelash; hair growing from the eyelid) SEE: eyelash  ::
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} (Least preferable)  :: último
last {adj} (Most recent)  :: último
last {adv} (after everything else)  :: por último
last {adv} (finally)  :: por último
last {n} (tool)  :: forma {f}
last {v} (endure, continue over time)  :: durar
last {v} (to hold out)  :: durar, aguentar, resistir
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 {adv} (during the night before today)  :: ontem à noite, ontem de noite, noite passada
last night {n} (previous evening or night)  :: noite passada {f}, noite de ontem {f}
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}
latch {n} (fastening for a door)  :: tranca {f}
latch {n} (flip-flop electronic circuit)  :: flip-flop {m}
late {adj} (associated with the end of a period)  :: tardio
late {adj} (euphemism for dead)  :: falecido {m}
late {adj} (near the end of a period of time)  :: tarde
late {adj} (near the end of the day)  :: tarde
late {adj} (not arriving until after an expected time)  :: atrasado
late {adv} (proximate in time)  :: tarde
lately {adv} (recently) SEE: recently  ::
latency {n} (delay between a stimulus and the response in an organism)  :: latência {f}
latency {n} (delay)  :: latência {f}
latent {adj} (existing or present but concealed or inactive)  :: latente {m} {f}
later {adj} (at some time in the future)  :: mais atrasado
later {adj} (coming afterward in time)  :: subsequentemente, posterior
later {adj} (more late)  :: mais tarde
later {adv} (afterward in time)  :: depois
later {adv} (at some unspecified time in the future)  :: mais tarde
later {adv} (more late)  :: 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
latest {adj} (most recent)  :: último, mais recente
latest {adj} (superlative of the adjective late; most late)  :: mais atrasado
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} (of ancient Rome)  :: romano
Latin {adj} (of descendants from ancient Romans)  :: latino
Latin {adj} (of/from Latin America)  :: latino-americano
Latin {adj} (of Latium)  :: latino
Latin {adj} (of the language)  :: latino
Latin {adj} (of the script)  :: latino
Latin {adj} (Roman Catholic) SEE: Roman Catholic  ::
Latin {n} (person native to ancient Rome or its Empire)  :: romano {m}
Latin {n} (person who is descended from the ancient Romans)  :: latino {m}
Latin {n} (person whose native tongue is one descended from Latin)  :: latino {m}
Latin {prop} (language of the ancient Romans)  :: latim {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 {adj} (Of or relating to Latin America)  :: latino-americano
Latin American {n} (A native or inhabitant of Latin America)  :: latino-americano
Latinization {n} (act or process of Latinizing)  :: latinização {f}
Latinize {v} (to translate to Latin language)  :: latinizar
Latinize {v} (to transliterate to Latin script) SEE: romanize  ::
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}
latrine {n} (a very simple toilet facility, usually just a pit or trench)  :: latrina {f}
lats {n} (currency of Latvia) SEE: lat  ::
latter {adj} (relating to or being the second of two items)  :: segundo
lattice {n} (A flat panel constructed with widely-spaced crossed thin strips of wood or other material, commonly used as a garden trellis)  :: gelosia {f}, rótula {f}, treliça {f}
lattice {n} (a regular spacing or arrangement of geometric points)  :: trama {f}, grade {f}
lattice {n} (partially ordered set in algebra)  :: reticulado {m}
Latvia {prop} (country)  :: Letónia
Latvian {adj} (pertaining to Latvia or the Latvian language)  :: letão
Latvian {n} (person pertaining to Latvia)  :: letão {m}
Latvian {prop} (Baltic language of Latvia)  :: letão
Latvian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic)  :: RSS da Letónia {f} [Portugal], RSS da Letônia {f} [Brazil]
laud {n} (hymn of praise)  :: louvor {f}
laud {n} (praise or glorification)  :: louva {f}
laud {v} (to praise, to glorify)  :: louvar
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} (be or appear cheerful)  :: jubilar
laugh {v} (make an object of laughter or ridicule)  :: zoar, tirar sarro, caçoar, escarnecer
laugh {v} (show mirth by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face and emission of sounds)  :: rir
laughable {adj} (fitted to exite laughter)  :: ridículo, risível
laughing hyena {n} (spotted hyena) SEE: spotted hyena  ::
laughing stock {n} (object of ridicule)  :: ludíbrio {m}
laugh one's head off {v} (laugh uproariously)  :: morrer de rir
laughter {n} (movement of the muscles of the laughing face)  :: risada {f}, riso {m}
laughter {n} (sound (as) of laughing)  :: risada {f}, risos {m}
laughter is the best medicine {proverb} (Translations)  :: rir é o melhor remédio
launch {n} (act of launching)  :: lançamento {m}, arremesso {m}
launch {v} (cause to move or slide from the land into the water)  :: lançar
launch {v} (strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce)  :: lancear
launch {v} (throw, hurl, let fly, propel with force)  :: lançar, arremessar, jogar, tacar
launder {n} (washerwoman) SEE: washerwoman  ::
launder {v} (to wash and iron)  :: lavar
launderette {n} (place with facilities for washing that public may use)  :: lavandaria {f}, lavanderia {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} (crown of laurel)  :: coroa de louro {f}, louros {m-p}
laurel {n} (evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus)  :: [Brazil] louro {m}
Laurence {prop} (male given name)  :: Lourenço, Laurêncio {m}
lava {n} (magma) SEE: magma  ::
lava {n} (melted rock)  :: lava {f}
lavash {n} (a soft, thin flatbread)  :: pão lavash {m}
lavatory {n} (bathroom)  :: lavatório {m}, lavabo {m}
lavatory {n} (toilet, WC)  :: vaso {m}
lavender {n} (colour)  :: cor de lavanda {f}
lavender {n} (plant)  :: lavanda {f}, alfazema {f}
law {n} (body of rules and standards to be applied by courts)  :: direito {m}
law {n} (body of rules from the legislative authority)  :: lei {f}
law {n} (observed physical behavior)  :: lei {f}
law {n} (slang: the police)  :: lei {f}
law {n} (statement that is true under specified conditions)  :: lei {f}
law {n} (written or understood rule)  :: lei {f}
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} (ground covered with grass)  :: gramado {m}
lawn {n} (open space between woods)  :: clareira {f}
lawn bowling {n} (bowls) SEE: bowls  ::
lawn mower {n} (machine for cutting grass)  :: cortador de grama
lawnmower {n} (a device to cut grass)  :: cortador de grama {m}
lawn-mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower  ::
law of nature {n} (natural law) SEE: natural law  ::
law of nature {n} (physical law) SEE: physical law  ::
Lawrence {prop} (male given name) SEE: Laurence  ::
lawrencium {n} (chemical element)  :: laurêncio {m}
lawsuit {n} (case where a court is needed to resolve differences)  :: processo judicial {m}
lawyer {n} (professional person authorized to practice law)  :: advogado {m}, advogada {f}
lax {adj} (loose; not tight or taut)  :: frouxo
lax {adj} (not strict; lenient; allowing for deviation)  :: leniente
laxative {adj} (causing movement of the bowels)  :: laxante
laxative {n} (substance with a laxative effect)  :: laxante {m}
lay {adj} (non-clergy)  :: leigo, laico
lay {adj} (non-professional)  :: leigo
lay {v} (to deposit an egg)  :: botar
lay {v} (to install certain building materials)  :: assentar
lay {v} (to leave something somewhere)  :: deixar
lay {v} (to place something down in a position of rest)  :: deitar
lay {v} (to prepare groundwork, table etc.)  :: preparar, dispor
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 lie down for rest)  :: deitar
lay down {v} (to specify or establish (rules))  :: delinear
lay down {v} (to surrender or yield (a weapon) by placing it on the ground)  :: desistir
layer {n} (hen kept to lay eggs)  :: botadeira {f}
layer {n} (item of clothing worn under or over another)  :: camada {f}
layer {n} (single thickness of some material covering a surface)  :: camada {f}
lay figure {n} (jointed model) SEE: dummy  ::
lay figure {n} (unimportant person) SEE: Joe Average  ::
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} (process of arranging media content for publishing)  :: layout {m}, leiaute {m}
layout {n} (structured arrangement of items)  :: disposição {f}
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} (male given name)  :: Lázaro {m}
Lazarus {prop} (New Testament characters)  :: 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} (act of leading or conducting)  :: condução {f}
lead {n} (bullets)  :: chumbo {m}
lead {n} (chemical element)  :: chumbo {m}
lead {n} (information obtained by a detective or police officer)  :: pista {f}
lead {n} (plummet to measure depth of water)  :: prumo {m}
lead {n} (precedence; advance position)  :: liderança {f}
lead {n} (refill for writing tool)  :: mina {f}
lead {v} (begin a game of cards or dominoes)  :: sair
lead {v} (conduct or direct with authority)  :: liderar
lead {v} (draw or direct by influence)  :: liderar
lead {v} (go or be in advance of; precede)  :: preceder, liderar
lead {v} (guide or conduct in a certain course)  :: guiar
lead {v} (guide or conduct oneself)  :: levar
lead {v} (guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection)  :: guiar, conduzir
lead {v} (intransitive: be ahead of others)  :: liderar
lead {v} (intransitive: be more advanced)  :: liderar
lead {v} (intransitive: have the highest interim score in a game)  :: liderar
lead {v} (intransitive: tend or reach in a certain direction)  :: levar
lead {v} (intransitive: to go first)  :: liderar
lead {v} (intransitive: to guide or conduct)  :: guiar, conduzir, liderar
lead {v} (to cover, fill, or affect with lead)  :: chumbar
leaden {adj} (dull)  :: plúmbeo
leaden {adj} (made of lead)  :: plúmbeo
leaden {adj} (pertaining to or resembling lead)  :: plúmbeo, plúmbico
leader {n} (one having authority)  :: líder {m}
leadership {n} (capacity to lead)  :: liderança {f}
leading diagonal {n} (main diagonal) SEE: main diagonal  ::
lead poisoning {n} (chronic intoxiction caused by lead) SEE: plumbism  ::
leaf {n} (computing, mathematics: tree node without descendants)  :: folha {f}
leaf {n} (flat section used to extend a table)  :: aba {f}
leaf {n} (layer supporting the kidney of a pig) SEE: leaf fat  ::
leaf {n} (part of a plant)  :: folha {f}
leaf {n} (sheet of a book)  :: folha {f}
leaf {n} (sheet of any substance beaten or rolled until very thin)  :: folha {f}
leaf {n} (tea leaves) SEE: tea leaves  ::
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) rapidly reading short sections at random)  :: folhear
leafy {adj} (containing much foliage)  :: folhoso
leafy {adj} (covered with leaves)  :: frondoso
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} (distance)  :: légua {f}
league {n} (organization of sports teams)  :: liga {f}
league {v} (to form an association)  :: associar-se
League of Nations {prop} (International organization)  :: Sociedade das Nações {f}
Leah {prop} (elder daughter of Laban)  :: Léia, Lia
leak {n} (divulgation, or disclosure, of information)  :: vazamento {m}, fuga de informação {f}
leak {n} (entrance or escape of a fluid)  :: vazamento {m}
leak {n} (hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape)  :: vazamento {m}, fuga {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 {adj} (being slim and muscular)  :: esbelto
lean {adj} (of meat, having little fat)  :: magro
lean {v} (to hang outwards)  :: reclinar-se
lean {v} (to press against)  :: apoiar-se
Leaning Tower of Pisa {prop} (the tower)  :: Torre de Pisa {f}
leap {n} (distance traversed by a leap)  :: salto {m}
leap {n} (significant move forward)  :: salto {m}
leap {n} (the act of leaping)  :: salto {m}
leap {v} (to jump)  :: saltar
leapfrog {n} (children's game)  :: carniça {f}, eixo-badeixo {m}
leap of faith {n} (act of believing in something despite proof)  :: salto da fé
leap to mind {v} (spring to mind) SEE: spring to mind  ::
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 be studying)  :: aprender, estudar
learn {v} (to come to know; to become informed of; to find out)  :: descobrir que, ficar sabendo
learn {v} (to improve)  :: aprender
learn {v} (to make use of a bad experience)  :: aprender
learned {adj} (having much learning)  :: douto {m}, erudito {m}, instruído {m}, sábio {m}, culto {m}
learning {n} (accumulated knowledge)  :: aprendizado {m}
learning {n} (action of the verb)  :: aprender
learning disability {n} (disability which prevents the sufferer from learning in a typical manner)  :: transtorno de aprendizagem {m}, desordem de aprendizagem {f}
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 {adj} (made of leather)  :: de couro
leather {n} (material produced by tanning animal skin)  :: couro {m}
leatherback {n} (Dermochelys coriacea)  :: tartaruga-de-couro {f}
leave {n} (absence from work)  :: licença {f}, afastamento {m}
leave {n} (departure)  :: saída {f}, partida {f}
leave {n} (permission)  :: permissão {f}
leave {v} (To cause to remain as available, not take away, refrain from depleting)  :: deixar
leave {v} (To depart from, end one's connection or affiliation with)  :: partir, sair
leave {v} (To depart (intransitive))  :: partir
leave {v} (To end one's membership in)  :: deixar, sair
leave {v} (To give (something) to someone; to deliver (something) to a repository; to deposit)  :: deixar
leave {v} (To transfer possession after death)  :: deixar
leave {v} (To transfer responsibility or attention)  :: deixar
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 holding the bag {v} (leave somebody holding the responsibility or blame)  :: pagar as favas (lit., "pay for the beans")
Lebanese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Lebanon, its people or language)  :: libanês {m}
Lebanese {n} (A person from Lebanon)  :: 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}
lechery {n} (Inordinate indulgence in sexual activity)  :: lascívia {f}, luxúria {f}
lectern {n} (a similar stand to support a lecturer's notes)  :: atril {m}
lectern {n} (a stand with a slanted top used to support a bible from which passages are read during a church service)  :: atril {m}
lecture {n} (a spoken lesson)  :: conferência {f}, palestra
lecture hall {n} (lecture theatre) SEE: lecture theatre  ::
lecturer {n} (member of university or college)  :: docente {m-f}
lecturer {n} (person who gives lectures)  :: palestrante {m} {f}
LED {n} (light-emitting diode)  :: LED {m}, díodo emissor de luz {m}
ledge {n} (layer)  :: camada {f}
ledge {n} (shelf)  :: prateleira {f}
ledger {n} (book for keeping notes)  :: bloco
ledger {n} (collection of accounting entries)  :: canhoto
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} (pertaining to the political left; liberal, communistic)  :: de esquerda, liberal, esquerdista
left {adj} (the west side of the body when one is facing north)  :: esquerdo
left {adv} (on the left side)  :: à esquerda
left {adv} (towards the left side)  :: esquerdo, sestro
left {n} (the ensemble of left-wing political parties)  :: esquerda {f}
left {n} (the left side)  :: esquerda {f}
left {v} (remaining)  :: deixado, sobrar, restar
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
left-hander {n} (a person who is left-handed)  :: canhoto {m}
leftist {adj} (Pertaining to the political left)  :: de esquerda, esquerdista
leftist {n} (a person who holds views associated with the political left)  :: esquerdista {m} {f}
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} (game played in a tournament)  :: partida {f}
leg {n} (lower limb from groin to ankle)  :: perna {f}
leg {n} (part of garment covering the leg)  :: calça {f}
leg {n} (portion of the lower appendage from knee to ankle)  :: perna {f}
leg {n} (side in a triangle)  :: cateto {m}
leg {n} (stage of journey)  :: etapa {f}
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} (allowed or prescribed by law)  :: legal
legal {adj} (having its basis in the law)  :: legal
legal {adj} (relating to the law or to lawyers)  :: legal
legal age {n} (age of majority) SEE: age of majority  ::
legalese {n} (wording that resembles how a lawyer writes)  :: legalês {m}
legalise {v} (make legal)  :: legalizar
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} (any person of extraordinary accomplishment)  :: lenda {f}
legend {n} (key to the symbols and color codes on a map)  :: legenda
legend {n} (story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events)  :: lenda {f}
legendary {adj} (of or pertaining to a legend)  :: lendário, legendário, mítico
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)  :: legionário {m}
legislate {v} (to pass laws)  :: legislar
legislation {n} (law already enacted by legislature)  :: legislação {f}
legislation {n} (the act of legislating)  :: legislação {f}
legislative {adj} (Making or having the power to make laws)  :: legislativo
legislative {n} (branch of government responsible for making laws)  :: 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} (genuine)  :: legítimo
legitimate {adj} (lawful)  :: legítimo {m}
legitimately {adv} (in a legitimate manner)  :: legitimamente
legitimize {v} (to make legitimate)  :: legitimar
legman {n} (errand boy) SEE: errand boy  ::
Lego {n} (toy brick)  :: lego {m}
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}
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}
lemma {n} (linguistics: canonical form of a term)  :: lema {m}
lemma {n} (linguistics: lexeme) SEE: lexeme  ::
lemma {n} (mathematics: proposition used mainly in the proof of some other proposition)  :: 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)  :: Lemnos {f}
lemon {adj} (having the colour/color of lemons)  :: limonado, limoado, alimonado, alimoado
lemon {adj} (having the flavour/flavor and/or scent of lemons)  :: limoado
lemon {n} (citrus fruit)  :: limão {m}
lemon {n} (colour/color)  :: limão {m}
lemon {n} (defective item)  :: porcaria {f}
lemon {n} (taste)  :: limão {m}
lemon {n} (tree)  :: limoeiro {m}
lemonade {n} (carbonated beverage)  :: soda limonada {f}
lemonade {n} (still beverage)  :: 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}
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} ((proscribed) to borrow) SEE: borrow  ::
lend {v} (to allow to be used temporarily)  :: emprestar
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
lenient {adj} (tolerant; not strict)  :: leniente
Lenin {prop} (a Russian revolutionary and politician)  :: Lenin {m}
Leningrad {prop} (Leningrad oblast)  :: Leningrado {m}
Leningrad {prop} (name of Saint Petersburg, 1924-1991)  :: Leningrado {f}
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 Leninism)  :: leninista
Leninist {adj} (of or relating to Lenin)  :: leninista
Leninist {n} (an adherent of Lenin or Leninism)  :: leninista {m} {f}
lenition {n} (weakening of consonant articulation)  :: lenização {f}, lenição {f}
lens {n} (anatomy: transparent crystalline structure in the eye)  :: cristalino {m}
lens {n} (biology: genus of the legume family; its bean)  :: lentilha {f}
lens {n} (device which focuses or defocuses electron beams)  :: lente {f}
lens {n} (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it)  :: lente {f}
Lent {prop} (period of penitence for Christians before Easter)  :: quaresma
lenticular {n} (lenticular galaxy) SEE: lenticular galaxy  ::
lenticular {n} (lenticular image) SEE: lenticular image  ::
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 virus of the genus Lentivirus)  :: lentivírus {m}
Leo {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Leão {m}
Leo {prop} (constellation)  :: Leão {m}, Leo {m}
Leo {prop} (male given name)  :: Leão
Leo Minor {prop} (a spring constellation of the northern sky)  :: Leo Minor {f}
Leonard {prop} (male given name)  :: Leonardo
Leonese {adj} (from León)  :: leonês
Leonese {n} (Someone from León)  :: leonês {m}
Leonese {prop} (language)  :: 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}
leotard {n} (skin-tight one piece suit of clothing)  :: malha {f}, collant {m}
leper {n} (person who has leprosy)  :: leproso {m}, leprosa {f}
lepidopterology {n} (scientific study of butterflies and moths)  :: lepidopterologia {f}
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}
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 {adj} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
Lesbian {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
lesbianism {n} (Female homosexuality)  :: lesbianismo {f}
lesbo {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
Lesbos {prop} (island)  :: Lesbos {f}
lese majesty {n} (crime of violating majesty)  :: lesa-majestade
lesion {n} (an infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part)  :: lesão {f}
lesion {n} (a wound or an injury)  :: lesão {f}
Lesotho {prop} (country in Southern Africa)  :: Lesoto
less {adj} (comparative form of "little" for numbers)  :: menor
less {adj} (not as much)  :: menos
less {adj} (smaller number of)  :: menos
less {adv} (in lower degree)  :: menos
less {adv} (to smaller extent)  :: menos
less {prep} (not including)  :: menos, exceto, fora
-less {suffix} (lacking (suffix))  :: sem
lessee {n} (one to whom a lease is given)  :: arrendatário {m}
lessen {v} (to become less)  :: diminuir, reduzir-se
lessen {v} (to make less)  :: diminuir, reduzir
lesser {adj} (the comparative of little)  :: menor
lesser panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens) SEE: red panda  ::
lesser spotted woodpecker {n} (Picoides minor)  :: pica-pau malhado pequeno {m}
lesson {n} (learning task assigned to a student)  :: lição {f}, tarefa {f}
lesson {n} (section of learning or teaching)  :: lição {f}
lesson {n} (something learned)  :: lição
lesson {n} (something that serves as a warning or encouragement)  :: lição {f}
lessor {n} (owner of property that is leased)  :: arrendador {m}
less than {n} (the character <)  :: menor que {m}
lest {conj} (for fear that)  :: para que/a fim de que ... não
let {v} (to allow)  :: deixar
let {v} (to put up for rent)  :: alugar
let alone {conj} (as well as)  :: ainda mais
let alone {conj} (to say nothing of)  :: muito menos, quanto mais
let bygones be bygones {v} (to disregard a past offense)  :: águas passadas não movem moinhos
let down {v} (to allow to descend, see also: this a literal sense)  :: baixar
let down {v} (to disappoint)  :: decepcionar, desapontar
let go {v} (dismiss from employment)  :: demitir
let go {v} (to no longer hold on)  :: soltar
lethal {adj} (deadly)  :: fatal, letal, mortal
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
Leto {prop} (mother of Apollo)  :: Latona
let's {v} (let us; forming first-person plural imperative)  :: -emos, -amos, vamos
let's go {interj} (hurry up)  :: vamos logo, se apresse
let's go {interj} (imperative)  :: vamos
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}, caractér {m}
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 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 {prop} (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}
leu {n} (unit of currency of Moldova)  :: leu {m}
leu {n} (unit of currency of Romania)  :: 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
level {adj} (at the same height as some reference)  :: nivelado
level {adj} (being unvaried)  :: constante
level {adj} (same height at all places)  :: nivelado, plano
level {n} (degree or amount)  :: nível {m}
level {n} (distance relative to a given reference elevation)  :: nível {m}
level {n} (floor of a building)  :: andar {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} (tool)  :: nível {m}
level {v} (to adjust so as to make level)  :: nivelar
level {v} (to aim or direct)  :: direccionar
level {v} (to destroy by reducing to ground level; to raze)  :: arrasar
level {v} (to levy) SEE: levy  ::
level {v} (to progress to the next level)  :: avançar, passar
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 {adv} (rather) SEE: rather  ::
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
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
levitate {v} (to be suspended in the air)  :: levitar
levitate {v} (to cause to rise in the air and float)  :: 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} (lack of steadiness) SEE: instability  ::
levity {n} (lightness of manner or speech)  :: leveza
levogyre {adj}  :: levogiro
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 dictionary)  :: léxico, lexical
lexical {adj} (of a language's vocabulary)  :: léxico, lexical
lexical unit {n} (term that acts as a unit of meaning) SEE: lexical item  ::
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} (dictionary of Classical Greek, Hebrew, Latin, or Aramaic)  :: léxicon {m}
lexicon {n} (dictionary of lexemes)  :: léxico {m}
lexicon {n} (lexicology of a programming language)  :: léxico {m}
lexicon {n} ((rare) any dictionary)  :: léxico {m}
lexicon {n} (subject-specific vocabulary)  :: vocabulário {m}
lexicon {n} (vocabulary of a language)  :: léxico {m}
lexicon {n} (vocabulary used by an individual)  :: vocabulário {m}
Leyden jar {n} (glass jar used to accumulate static electricity)  :: garrafa de Leyden {f}, garrafa de Leiden {f}
Lezghian {prop} (Lezgi) SEE: Lezgi  ::
LGBT {initialism} (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual)  :: LGBT
Lhasa {prop} (Capital of Xizang (Tibet))  :: Lassa
liability {n} (debt)  :: responsabilidade {f}, obrigação {m}, dívida {f}
liability {n} (likehood of an event)  :: possibilidade {f}
liable {adj} (exposed to a certain contingency)  :: passível
liable {adj} (responsible)  :: responsável
liaison {v} (communication between two parties or groups)  :: ligação {f}
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} (alcoholic beverage)  :: bebida {f}
libation {n} (liquid poured out)  :: libação {f}
libel {n} (act or crime)  :: difamação {f}
libel {n} (any defamatory writing)  :: difamação {f}, libelo {m}
libel {n} (statement by the plaintiff)  :: libelo {m}
libel {n} (written statement)  :: calúnia {f}
liberalism {n} (an economic theory)  :: liberalismo {m}
liberalism {n} (a political movement)  :: liberalismo {m}
liberalism {n} (the quality of being liberal)  :: liberalismo {m}
liberate {v} (to free)  :: libertar
liberation {n} (act of liberating or the state of being liberated)  :: liberação {f}
Liberdade {prop} (the Japanese community in Brazil)  :: Liberdade {f}
Liberia {prop} (country in Western Africa)  :: Libéria
Liberian {adj} (pertaining to Liberia)  :: liberiano
Liberian {n} (A person from Liberia)  :: liberiano {m}
libero {n} (volleyball player)  :: líbero {m} {f}
libertarianism {n} (political philosophy)  :: libertarianismo {m}, libertarismo {m}
liberty {n} (condition of being free)  :: liberdade {f}
libidinous {adj} (having lustful desires)  :: libidinoso
libido {n} (drives or mental energies related or based on sexual instincts but not necessarily sexual in and of themselves.)  :: libido {f}
libido {n} (sexual urges or drives)  :: libido {f}
Libra {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Libra
Libra {prop} (constellation)  :: Libra {f}
librarian {n} (a person who processes and organizes information)  :: arquivista {m} {f}
librarian {n} (one who cares for the publications etc. in a library)  :: bibliotecário {m}
librarian {n} (the manager of a library)  :: bibliotecário {m}
library {n} (collection of books)  :: biblioteca {f}
library {n} (collection of DNA material)  :: biblioteca
library {n} (collection of records)  :: arquivo {m}
library {n} (collection of subprograms)  :: biblioteca {f}
library {n} (deck or draw pile)  :: grimório {m}
library {n} (institution which holds books etc.)  :: biblioteca {f}
library science {n} (interdisciplinary science)  :: biblioteconomia {f}
libretto {n} (book containing such a text)  :: libreto {m}, livreto {m}
libretto {n} (text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera)  :: libreto {m}, livreto {m}
Libreville {prop} (capital of Gabon)  :: Libreville {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} (academic degree)  :: licenciatura {f}
license {n} (legal document giving official permission to do something)  :: licença {f}
license {n} (legal terms of product usage)  :: 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}
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 a tongue)  :: lamber
lick someone's ass {v} (to flatter someone) SEE: brownnose  ::
licorice {n} (a plant)  :: alcaçuz {m}, regaliz {m}
lid {n} (top or cover)  :: tampa {f}
lid {v} (to put a lid on something)  :: tampar, tamponar
lie {n} (intentionally false statement)  :: mentira {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
Liechtenstein {prop} (Principality of Liechtenstein)  :: Liechtenstein {m}, Listenstaine {m}
lie down {v} (assume a reclining position)  :: deitar-se
lie in wait {v} (to be hiding to ambush)  :: emboscar-se, tocaiar [Brazil]
lien {n} (a legal claim; a charge upon real or personal property for the satisfaction of some debt or duty)  :: retenção {f}
lienholder {n} (person who has right of property)  :: retentor {m}
lieu {n} (in lieu, in lieu of) SEE: in lieu and in lieu of  ::
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} (a status given to entities which have the properties of replication and metabolism)  :: vida {f}
life {n} (A worthwhile existence)  :: vida {f}
life {n} (duration)  :: duração {f}
life {n} (life sentence)  :: perpétua {f}
life {n} (something inherently part of a person's existence)  :: vida {f}
life {n} (the essence of the manifestation and the foundation of the being)  :: vida {f}
life {n} (The state between birth and death)  :: vida {f}
life {n} (the subjective and inner manifestation of the individual)  :: vida {f}
life {n} (The world in general, existence)  :: vida {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} (torus)  :: boia salva-vidas {f}
life ring {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver  ::
lifesaving {adj} (lifesaving) SEE: life-saving  ::
life sentence {n} (sentence of imprisonment for the rest of the defendant's life)  :: prisão perpétua {f}
lifesize {adj} (life-size) SEE: life-size  ::
life-sized {adj} (life-size) SEE: life-size  ::
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 {n} (an upward force)  :: sustentação {f}
lift {n} (mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people)  :: ascensor {m}, elevador {m}
lift {n} (the act of transporting someone in a vehicle)  :: carona {f}
lift {v} (to raise)  :: elevar, erguer, alçar, levantar
lift {v} (to steal)  :: roubar, abafar, chutar [slang]
lifter {n} (spatula) SEE: spatula  ::
lifter {n} (weightlifter) SEE: weightlifter  ::
lifting {n} (weightlifting) SEE: weightlifting  ::
lift music {n} (elevator music) SEE: elevator music  ::
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 {adj} (coffee: served with extra milk or cream)  :: pingado
light {adj} (having light)  :: iluminado
light {adj} (low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.)  :: light, leve
light {adj} (of little significance)  :: banal
light {adj} (of low weight)  :: leve {m} {f}
light {adj} (pale in colour)  :: clara {f}, claro {m}
light {n} (electromagnetic waves)  :: luz {f}
light {n} (flame or something used to create fire)  :: fogo {m}
light {n} (point of view)  :: visão {f}
light {n} (source of illumination)  :: luz {f}
light {n} (spiritual illumination)  :: luz {f}
light {v} (to illuminate)  :: iluminar
light {v} (to start (a fire))  :: acender
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} (a rectifying semiconductor device)  :: díodo emissor de luz {m}
lighten {v} (to alleviate)  :: aliviar
lighten {v} (to make less serious)  :: aligeirar
lighten {v} (to make light in weight)  :: aligeirar, aliviar
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}
lightly {adv} (in a light manner)  :: levemente
lightning {n} (discharge)  :: raio {m}
lightning {n} (flash of light)  :: relâmpago {m}
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
lights, camera, action {phrase} (tradicional cue at a beginning of a take)  :: luzes, câmera, ação
light source {n} (a source of illumination)  :: fonte luminosa {f}, fonte de luz {f}
lightspeed {n} (the speed of light)  :: velocidade da luz {f}
light switch {n} (switch used to turn on or off the light)  :: interruptor {m}
light year {n} (astronomical distance)  :: ano-luz {m}
lignin {n} (aromatic polymer)  :: lignina {f}
lignite {n} (coal)  :: linhite {f}, lignite {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 {adj} (similar)  :: semelhante
like {adv} (such as)  :: como, tipo
like {n} (something similar to a given person or object)  :: tipo {m}
like {n} (something that a person likes)  :: gosto {m}
like {particle} (colloquial: mild intensifier)  :: tipo, tipo assim
like {particle} (colloquial: used to precede paraphrased quotations)  :: tipo
like {prep} (similar to)  :: como
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 a bull in a china shop {adj} (clumsy, aggressive)  :: 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
like a dog on heat {prep} (like a dog in heat) SEE: like a dog in heat  ::
like a million dollars {prep} (like a million bucks) SEE: like a million bucks  ::
like father, like son {proverb} (a son will have traits similar to his father)  :: tal pai, tal filho
likelihood {n} (mathematical likelihood)  :: verossimilhança {f}, probabilidade {f}
likelihood {n} (probability)  :: probabilidade {f}
likelihood {n} (resemblance)  :: semelhança {f}
likely {adj} (plausible; within the realm of credibility)  :: verossímel, verossímil
likely {adj} (probable; having a greater-than-even chance of occurring)  :: provável
likely {adv} (probably) SEE: probably  ::
likely {adv} (similarly) SEE: similarly  ::
like-minded {adj} (of similar opinion)  :: de opinião similar
likeness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity  ::
like taking candy from a baby {adj} (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 {adj} (colour)  :: lilás
lilac {n} (colour)  :: lilás {m}
lilac {n} (flower)  :: lilás {m}
lilac {n} (shrub)  :: lilás {m}
Lilian {prop} (female given name)  :: Liliana {f}
Liliana {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian  ::
Lillian {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian  ::
Lilongwe {prop} (capital of Malawi)  :: Lilongwe {f}
lily {n} (flower in the genus Lilium)  :: lírio {m}
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} (apparent visual edge)  :: limbo {m}
limb {n} (branch of a tree)  :: galho {m}
limb {n} (major appendage of human or animal)  :: membro {m}
limb {n} (part of bow)  :: braço {m}
limb {v} (to remove limbs)  :: desmembrar [animals], desgalhar [trees]
limber {adj} (flexible) SEE: flexible  ::
limbo {n} (in-between state)  :: limbo {m}
limbo {n} (place for innocent souls)  :: 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} (citrus tree)  :: limeira {f}
lime {n} (colour)  :: verde-lima {m}
lime {n} (gluey or adhesive substance)  :: visco {m}, visgo {m}
lime {n} (green citrus fruit)  :: lima {f}
lime {n} (inorganic material containing calcium)  :: cal {f}
lime {n} (linden tree) SEE: linden  ::
lime {v} (to treat with lime)  :: caiar
lime-green {adj} (having a bright, light-green colour)  :: verde-lima
lime juice {n} (limeade) SEE: limeade  ::
limekiln {n} (a furnace used to produce lime from limestone)  :: caieira {f}
limelight {n} (attention or notice)  :: destaque {m}
limelight {n} (type of stage lighting)  :: luz de Drummond {f}
limerence {n} (state of mind)  :: limerence {f}, enfatuação {f}
limestone {n} (abundant rock of marine and fresh-water sediments)  :: calcário {m}
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}
limnodophyte {n} (helophyte) SEE: helophyte  ::
limnology {n} (science of lakes)  :: limnologia {f}
limo {n} (limousine) SEE: limousine  ::
limousine {n} (luxury sedan/saloon car)  :: limusine {f}, limusina {f}
limp {adj} (flaccid; flabby)  :: flácido
limp {adj} (lacking stiffness; flimsy)  :: capenga
limp {n} (gait)  :: coxeio {m}, coxeadura {f}
limp {v} (to walk lamely)  :: mancar
limpet {n} (a small mollusc)  :: lapa {f}
limpid {adj} (clear)  :: límpido
linchpin {n} (a 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} (direction, path)  :: caminho {m}
line {n} (exterior limit of a figure, plat, or territory; boundary; contour; outline)  :: contorno {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} (geometry: continuous finite segment of such a figure)  :: segmento {m}
line {n} (geometry: infinite one-dimensional figure)  :: reta {f}
line {n} (graph theory: edge of a graph)  :: aresta {f}, arco {m}
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} (music: one of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed)  :: linha {f}
line {n} (path through two or more points, threadlike mark)  :: linha {f}, risco {m}, traço {m}
line {n} (perfusion line)  :: linha
line {n} (population of cells derived from a single cell and containing the same genetic makeup)  :: linhagem
line {n} (rope, cord, or string)  :: fio {m}, linha {f}
line {n} (sentence of dialogue, especially in a script or screenplay)  :: fala {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} (straight sequence of people, queue)  :: fila {f}, linha {f}, fileira {f}
line {n} (telephone or network connection)  :: linha {f}
line {n} (threadlike crease marking the face or the hand; hence, characteristic mark)  :: linha {f}
line {v} (cover the inside surface of (something))  :: forrar
line {v} (to form or enter into a line)  :: alinhar-se
line {v} (to mark with a line)  :: traçar
line {v} (to place (objects) into a line)  :: enfileirar
lineage {n} (descent)  :: linhagem {f}, descendência {f}, estirpe {f}
lineage temple {n} (ancestral shrine) SEE: ancestral shrine  ::
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 space {n} (vector space) SEE: vector space  ::
linen {n} (items)  :: roupa {f}
linen {n} (Thread or cloth made from flax fiber)  :: linho {m}
line segment {n} (part of a line)  :: segmento {m}
ling {n} (Molva molva) SEE: common ling  ::
-ling {suffix} (Diminutive)  :: -inho {m}, -inha {f}
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} (berry)  :: arando-vermelho {m}
lingonberry {n} (shrub)  :: arando-vermelho {m}
lingua franca {n} (common language)  :: língua franca {f}
lingual {adj} (related to languages)  :: linguístico
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} (a human translator; an interpreter, especially in the armed forces)  :: intérprete {m} {f}, tradutor {m}
linguist {n} (a person skilled in languages)  :: linguista {m} {f}
linguist {n} (one who studies linguistics)  :: linguista {m} {f}
linguistic {adj} (Relating to (human) language)  :: linguístico
linguistic {adj} (Relating to linguistics)  :: linguístico
linguistics {n} (scientific study of language)  :: linguística {f}
lining {n} (covering for the inside of something)  :: forro {m}, revestimento {m}
link {n} (computing: connection between busses or systems)  :: ligação {f}
link {n} (computing: hyperlink)  :: ligação {f}, link
link {n} (connection)  :: ligação {f}, vínculo {m}
link {n} (element of a chain)  :: elo {m}
link {v} (connect things)  :: ligar, relacionar
linkage {n} (connection or relation between things or ideas) SEE: link  ::
linkage {n} (in genetics)  :: ligamento
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}
Lionel {prop} (male given name)  :: Leonel
lioness {n} (female lion)  :: leoa {f}
lion's share {n} (A generous portion)  :: parte do leão {f}
lip {n} (fleshy protrusion framing the mouth)  :: lábio {m}
lipase {n} (group of enzymes)  :: lipase {f}
lip balm {n} (a substance topically applied to the lips of the mouth)  :: manteiga de cacau {f}
lip bear {n} (Melursus ursinus) SEE: sloth bear  ::
Lipetsk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Lipetsk {f}
lip gloss {n} (a cosmetic product)  :: gloss {m}
lipid {n} (organic compound)  :: lípide {m}, lipídio
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}
lippitude {n} (blearedness) SEE: blearedness  ::
lipreading {n} (the act of reading lips)  :: leitura labial {f}
lips {n} (plural of lip)  :: lábios {m-p}
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} (achiote) SEE: achiote  ::
lip-sync {v} (to move lips in synchronization with sounds)  :: usar playback
liquefy {v} (make into a liquid)  :: liquefazer
liquescent {adj} (liquescent) SEE: melting  ::
liqueur {n} (a flavored alcoholic beverage)  :: licor {m}
liquid {adj} (fluid; not solid and not gaseous)  :: líquido
liquid {adj} ((of a market) having sufficient trading activity to make buying or selling easy)  :: líquido
liquid {adj} ((of an asset) easily sold or disposed of)  :: líquido
liquid {n} (substance that is liquid)  :: líquido {m}
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} (confection)  :: doce de alcaçuz {m}
liquorice {n} (plant)  :: alcaçuz {m}, regaliz {m}
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} (computing: codified representation of a list)  :: lista {f}
list {n} (enumeration or compilation of items)  :: lista {f}, rol
list {n} (strip of fabric)  :: tira {f}
list {v} (to be pleasing to)  :: agradar
list {v} (to create or recite a list)  :: listar
list box {n} (dropdown list) SEE: dropdown list  ::
listen {v} (to accept advice or obey instruction)  :: ouvir
listen {v} (to expect or wait for a sound)  :: escutar
listen {v} (to hear (something))  :: escutar, ouvir
listen {v} (to pay attention to a sound)  :: escutar
listener {n} (someone who listens)  :: ouvinte {m} {f}
listless {adj} (Lacking enthusiasm)  :: lânguido, apático
litany {n} (Prolonged or tedious account)  :: litania {f}
litany {n} (Ritual liturgical prayer)  :: litania {f}
litchi {n} (lychee) SEE: lychee  ::
liter {n} (cubic decimeter) SEE: litre  ::
literacy {n} (ability to read)  :: 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} (all the papers, treatises etc. published in academic journals on a particular subject)  :: literatura {f}
literature {n} (body of all written works)  :: literatura {f}
literature {n} (the collected creative writing of a nation, people, group or culture)  :: literatura {f}
lithium {n} (chemical element)  :: lítio {m}
lithium aluminium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH)  :: hidreto de alumínio e lítio / lítio e alumínio {m}
lithium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH)  :: hidreto de lítio {m}
lithographical {adj} (lithographic) SEE: lithographic  ::
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
Lithuanian {adj} (referring to Lithuania)  :: lituano, lituânio, lituânico
Lithuanian {n} (person from Lithuania)  :: lituano {m}, lituânio {m}, lituânico {m}
Lithuanian {prop} (language)  :: lituano {m}, lituânio {m}, lituânico {m}
litigation {n} (conduct of a lawsuit)  :: litígio {m}
litmus {n} (dyestuff from lichen)  :: tornassol {m}
litmus paper {n} (paper containing a water-soluble mixture of different dyes extracted from certain lichens)  :: 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} (animals born in one birth)  :: ninhada {f}
litter {n} (discarded items)  :: lixo {m}
litter {n} (platform designed to carry a person or a load)  :: maca {f}
little {adj} (Insignificant, trivial)  :: menor, pequeno
little {adj} ((of a sibling) younger)  :: mais novo
little {adj} (small in number, few)  :: pequeno, pouco
little {adj} (small in size)  :: pequeno
little {adj} (very young)  :: pequenino
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)  :: irmão mais novo {m}
little by little {adv} (a small amount at a time)  :: pouco a pouco
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
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)  :: irmã mais nova {f}
little wonder {n} (small wonder) SEE: small wonder  ::
littoral {n} (the zone of a coast between high tide and low tide levels) SEE: foreshore  ::
liturgic {adj} (liturgical) SEE: liturgical  ::
liturgical {adj} (Pertaining to liturgy)  :: litúrgico
liturgically {adv} (in the manner of liturgy)  :: liturgicamente
liturgist {n} (A person knowledgable about liturgy)  :: liturgo {m}, liturgista {m} {f}
liturgy {n} (a predetermined or prescribed set of rituals)  :: liturgia {f}
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 {adj} (having life)  :: vivo
live {adv} (as it happens)  :: ao vivo
live {v} (be alive)  :: viver
live {v} (have permanent residence)  :: viver, morar
live {v} (spend (one's life), pass, maintain, continue in)  :: viver
live {v} (survive, persevere, continue)  :: sobreviver, perseverar
live and learn {phrase} (exhortation to gain knowledge from living 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
liveforever {n} (houseleek) SEE: houseleek  ::
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 as food)  :: fígado {m}
liver {n} (organ of the body)  :: fígado {m}
livermorium {n}  :: 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, such as the uniform worn by chauffeurs and male servants)  :: libré {f}
livery {n} (taxicab, limousine) SEE: taxicab, limousine  ::
livestock {n} (farm animals)  :: gado {m}
Livia {prop} (female given name)  :: Lívia {f}
livid {adj} (pallid) SEE: pallid  ::
lividity {n} (livor mortis; suggillation) SEE: livor mortis  ::
living {adj} (having life)  :: vivo, vivente
living {adj} (in use or existing)  :: vivo
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 {adj} (pertaining to Livonia or Livonians)  :: livónio [Portugal], livônio [Brazil]
Livonian {prop} (language)  :: livónio [Portugal], livônio [Brazil]
Livorno {prop} (town)  :: Livorno {f}
lizard {n} (Reptile)  :: lagarto {m}
lizard's tail {n} (Crassula muscosa) SEE: rattail crassula  ::
lizard's tail {n} (Houttuynia cordata) SEE: chameleon plant  ::
Ljubljana {prop} (Capital city of Slovenia)  :: Liubliana {f}
llama {n} (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Llama glama)  :: [Brazil] lhama {f}, [Portugal] lama {m}
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} (a large number or amount)  :: monte {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 {v} (to fill with munition)  :: carregar
load {v} (to put a load on)  :: carregar
load {v} (to read into memory)  :: carregar
loadstone {n} (lodestone) SEE: lodestone  ::
loaf {n} (block of bread)  :: pão {m}
loaf {v} (do nothing)  :: vadiar
loafer {n} (footwear)  :: sapatilha {f}
loafer {n} (idle person)  :: folgado {m}, vadio {m}
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}
loathe {v} (hate, detest, 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, vestíbulo, átrio
lobby {n} (group of people who try to lobby)  :: lobby {m}, lóbi {m}
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} (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 {adj} (of a nearby location)  :: local
local {n} (a person who lives nearby)  :: habitante/morador local
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
locally {adv} (with respect to place)  :: localmente
locate {v} (designate the site or place of)  :: localizar
locate {v} (to place; to set in a particular spot or position)  :: 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}
Loch Ness {prop} (lake in the Great Glen of Scotland)  :: Lago Ness {m}
lock {n} (firing mechanism of a gun)  :: trava {f}
lock {n} (length of hair)  :: cacho {m}, mecha {f}
lock {n} (segment of a canal)  :: eclusa {f}
lock {n} (something used for fastening)  :: fechadura {f}, cadeado {m}
lock {v} (to fasten with a lock)  :: trancar
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}
locksmith {n} (lock maker)  :: chaveiro {m}
lock up {v} (of a computer: to cease responding)  :: travar
lock up {v} (to imprison or incarcerate someone)  :: prender
lockup {n} (prison) SEE: prison  ::
locomotion {n} (ability to move)  :: locomoção {f}
locomotive {adj} (relating to locomotion)  :: locomotor
locomotive {n} (self-propelled vehicle that runs on rails)  :: locomotiva {f}
locoweed {n} (plant of genus Astragalus) SEE: milk-vetch  ::
locust {n} (type of grasshopper)  :: gafanhoto {m}
lode {n} (loadstone) SEE: lodestone  ::
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
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} (bulky piece of timber)  :: tora {f}, cepo {m}
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook  ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook  ::
log {n} (nautical: device for measuring the speed of a vessel)  :: barquilha {f}, barquinha {f}
log {n} (rolled cake) SEE: Swiss roll  ::
log {n} (surfing: longboard) SEE: longboard  ::
log {n} (trunk of dead tree, cleared of branches)  :: tora {f}
log {n} (very dumb person) SEE: blockhead  ::
log {v} (make an entry in a log)  :: lançar
log {v} (to cut down trees)  :: cortar
loganberry {n} (raspberry-blackberry hybrid berry)  :: loganberry {f}
logarithm {n} (for a number x, the power to which a given base number must be raised in order to obtain x)  :: logaritmo {m}
logboat {n} (dugout canoe) SEE: dugout  ::
logbook {n} (nautical: book in which details from journey are recorded)  :: diário de bordo {m}, de vôo
loge {n} (booth) SEE: booth  ::
loge {n} (stall) SEE: stall  ::
loggerhead turtle {n} (Caretta caretta)  :: tartaruga-cabeçuda {f}
loggia {n} (a roofed, open gallery)  :: lógia {f}
logic {n} (any system of thought, irrespective of its rigor or productiveness)  :: lógica {f}
logic {n} (formal or informal language)  :: lógica {f}
logic {n} (mathematical study)  :: lógica {f}
logic {n} (method of human thought)  :: 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} (of or pertaining to logic)  :: lógico
logical {adj} (reasonable)  :: 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]
login {n} (logging in)  :: login {m}
login {n} (user's identification)  :: 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} (military procurement, supply, maintenance, and transportation)  :: logística {f}
logistics {n} (planning and implementing the flow of goods and services)  :: 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} ((Christianity) the Word of God)  :: Logos {m}
Logos {prop} ((Christianity) τhe word of God as incarnate)  :: Logos {m}
Logos {prop} (rational principle in Ancient Greek philosophy)  :: Logos {m}
logotype {n} (single type two letters, a ligature)  :: ligatura {f}
logotype {n} (symbol used by organization, logo)  :: logotipo {m}, logo {m}
log out {v} (to exit an account in a computing system)  :: deslogar, sair
logwood {n} (tree)  :: campeche {m}
-logy {suffix} (branch of learning)  :: -logia {f}
loin {n} (cut of meat)  :: lombo {m}
loin {n} (part of the body)  :: lombo {m}
loincloth {n} (garment)  :: tanga {f}
loins {n} (plural form of loin) SEE: loin  ::
Loire {prop} (river)  :: Loire {m}
loiter {v} (to stand about idly)  :: vadiar
loitering {n} (The action of the verb loiter)  :: vadiagem {f}
Lojban {prop} (artificial logical language based on Loglan)  :: Lojban {m}
lol {interj} (Used to express laughter) SEE: LOL  ::
LOL {interj} (Expression of laughter)  :: rs
Lolland {prop} (Danish island)  :: Lolland {f}
lollipop {n} (confectionery on a stick)  :: pirulito {m}
lolly {n} (confection) SEE: confection  ::
lolly {n} (lollipop) SEE: lollipop  ::
lolly {n} (money) SEE: money  ::
lolly ice {n} (frozen juice)  :: picolé
Lolol {prop} (Lolol)  :: Lolol {m}
Lomé {prop} (capital of Togo)  :: Lomé {f}
Lombard {n} (banker or moneylender) SEE: banker  ::
Lombard {n} (member of a Germanic people)  :: lombardo {m}, langobardo {m}
Lombard {n} (native of Lombardy)  :: lombardo {m}
Lombard {prop} (language of Lombardy)  :: lombardo {m}
Lombardy {prop} (region in northern Italy)  :: Lombardia {f}
London {prop} (in Canada)  :: London
London {prop} (in the United Kingdom)  :: Londres {f}
London {prop} (of, from or pertaining to London in the UK)  :: londrino {m}, de Londres
Londoner {n} (A person from, or an inhabitant of, London)  :: londrino {m}, londrina {f}
Londonian {n} (Londoner) SEE: Londoner  ::
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
long {adj} (having great duration)  :: comprido, longo
long {adj} (having much distance from one point to another)  :: longo, comprido
long {adj} (not short) SEE: tall  ::
long {adv} (long duration)  :: por muito/bastante tempo, to take long: demorar
long {adv} (over a great distance)  :: longe
long {adv} (particular duration)  :: how long: quanto tempo
long {v} (to wait, to aspire)  :: ansiar, suspirar
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} (fruit)  :: longana {f}, longan {m}
longan {n} (tree)  :: longana {f}
longboard {v} (spine board) SEE: spine board  ::
longbow {n} (large bow)  :: arco longo {m}
longcase clock {n} (grandfather clock) SEE: grandfather clock  ::
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
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}
long johns {n} (full-length undergarments)  :: ceroulas {f-p}, calção {m}
long johns {n} (garment for bottom half of the body)  :: ceroulas
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
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  ::
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
Longyearbyen {prop} (settlement)  :: Longyearbyen {f}
loo {n} (toilet)  :: sanita {f}
look {n} (action of looking)  :: olhada {f}
look {n} (facial expression)  :: olhar {m}
look {n} (physical appearance)  :: aspecto {m}
look {v} (to appear, to seem)  :: parecer
look {v} (to expect)  :: esperar
look {v} (to face)  :: resguardar
look {v} (to search)  :: procurar
look {v} (to try to see)  :: olhar
look after {v} (to watch, to protect)  :: cuidar de
lookalike {n} (person physically resembling another person)  :: sósia {m-f}
look at {v} (to consider)  :: ver
look at {v} (to observe or watch)  :: observar, ver
look at {v} (to study visually)  :: ver
look before you leap {proverb} (don't jump into something too precipitously)  :: olhar antes de saltar
look down on {v} (to regard or treat as inferior)  :: menosprezar
look for {v} (search; seek)  :: pesquisar, procurar
look forward {v} (to anticipate or expect) SEE: look forward to  ::
look forward to {v} (anticipate, expect, or wait for)  :: ansiar, aguardar ansiosamente
looking glass {n} (mirror) SEE: mirror  ::
look like {v} (be similar in appearance, resemble)  :: parecer
look like {v} (seem, appear)  :: parecer
lookout {n} (person on watch for approaching enemy, police, etc.)  :: vigia {m} {f}, sentinela {m} {f}
lookout {n} (vantage point with a view of the surrounding area)  :: ponto/posto de vigia {m}
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} (bird of order Gaviformes) SEE: loon  ::
loom {n} (weaving frame)  :: tear {m}
loon {n} (a crazy person)  :: doido {m}, louco {m}, maluco {m}
loon {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes)  :: mobelha {f}
loop {n} (aircraft maneuver)  :: looping {m}, loop {m}
loop {n} (complete circuit for an electric current)  :: circuito {m}
loop {n} (endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition)  :: fita {f}
loop {n} (length of thread, line or rope)  :: laço {m}
loop {n} (pair of identical nodes of a directed graph)  :: circuito {m}
loop {n} (programmed sequence of instructions)  :: ciclo {m}, laço {m}, loop {m}
loop {n} (shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself)  :: laço {m}
looper {n} (measuring worm) SEE: measuring worm  ::
loophole {n} (method of escape)  :: brecha
loophole {n} (slit in a castle wall)  :: seteira {f}
loo roll {n} (toilet roll) SEE: toilet roll  ::
loose {adj} (indiscreet)  :: indiscreto
loose {adj} (not compact)  :: solto {m}
loose {adj} (not fitting tightly)  :: frouxo {m}, largo {m}
loose {adj} (not fixed tightly)  :: frouxo {m}, solto {m}
loose {adj} (not leashed) SEE: unleashed  ::
loose {adj} (not packaged)  :: desembalado {m}
loose {adj} (promiscuous)  :: promíscuo
loose {adj} (relaxed)  :: relaxado
loose {v} (archery: to shoot)  :: atirar
loose {v} (to let go)  :: soltar
loose {v} (to let loose)  :: soltar, liberar, libertar
loose {v} (to make less tight)  :: afrouxar
loose {v} (to unfasten)  :: desamarrar
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} (money)  :: moedas {p}
loot {n} (the proceeds of theft, robbery etc., swag, contraband)  :: roubo {m}, saque {m}
loot {v}  :: 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} (aristocrat)  :: senhor {m}, lorde {m}
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} (titled nobleman)  :: senhor {m}, lorde {m}
Lord {n} (British aristocratic title)  :: lorde {m}
Lord {prop} (God)  :: Senhor {m}
Lord {prop} (Jesus)  :: Senhor {m}
lordosis {n} (excessive backwards curvature of the spine)  :: lordose {f}
lordotic {adj} (relating to or afflicted with lordosis)  :: lordótico
lordship {n} (seigniory, domain, territory ruled by a lord)  :: domínio {m}
lordship {n} (title)  :: o Senhor {m}
Lord's Prayer {prop} (the prayer taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples)  :: Pai Nosso {m}
Lorraine {prop} (region east 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} (be unable to follow or trace (somebody or something) any longer)  :: perder de vista
lose {v} (cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability)  :: perder
lose {v} (fail to be the winner)  :: perder
lose {v} (have (somebody of one's kin) die)  :: perder
lose {v} (shed (weight))  :: perder, emagrecer
lose {v} ((transitive) fail to win)  :: perder
lose face {v} (lose respect of others)  :: perder o respeito
lose one's way {v} (get lost) SEE: get lost  ::
loser {n} (insult)  :: perdedor {m}
loser {n} (person who fails to win)  :: perdedor {m}
loser {n} (person who is frequently unsuccessful in life)  :: perdedor {m}, fracassado {m}
loser {n} (someone who loses in a specified manner)  :: perdedor {m}
loser {n} (someone with bad luck or poor skills who consistently loses)  :: perdedor {m}
lose weight {v} (to become less heavy)  :: perder peso
loss {n} (casualties)  :: perdas {f-p}
loss {n} (financial: negative result on balance)  :: perda {f}
loss {n} (hurtful condition resulting from losing)  :: pesar {m}
loss {n} (instance of losing)  :: perda {f}
loss {n} (something lost)  :: perda {f}
loss {n} (The result of an alteration in a function or characteristic of the body)  :: perda
lost {adj} (in an unknown location)  :: perdido, extraviado
lost {adj} (unable to find one's way)  :: perdido
lostness {n} (quality of being lost)  :: perdição {f}
lost property {n} (lost and found) SEE: lost and found  ::
lot {n} (distinct portion or plot of land)  :: lote
lot {n} (informal: a number of people taken collectively)  :: bando {m}
lot {n} (large quantity or number) SEE: a lot  ::
lot {n} (number of things taken collectively)  :: quantidade
loth {adj} (reluctant) SEE: loath  ::
lotion {n} (ointment that one rubs on the skin)  :: loção {f}
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} (flower, Nelumbo)  :: lótus {m}, flor de lótus {f}
lotus nut {n} (lotus seed) SEE: lotus seed  ::
loud {adj} (noisy)  :: barulhento
loud {adj} (of a colour, clothing, etc.)  :: berrante
loud {adj} (of a sound)  :: alto {m}, alta {f}
loud and clear {adv} (in a clear and easily understandable manner)  :: alto e claro
loudly {adv} (in a loud manner)  :: alto
loudness race {n} (public backlash) SEE: loudness war  ::
loudspeaker {n} (transducer)  :: alto-falante {m}, altifalante {m}, coluna {f}
Louis {prop} (male given name)  :: Luís, Luiz
Louisa {prop} (female given name) SEE: Louise  ::
Louise {prop} (feminine form of Louis)  :: Luísa {f}
Louisiana {prop} (US state)  :: Luisiana {f}
loukoumades {n} (lokma) SEE: lokma  ::
lounge {n} (living room)  :: sala de estar {f}
lounge {n} (waiting room)  :: sala de espera {f}
lounger {n} (chair)  :: espreguiçadeira {f}
louse {n} (insect)  :: piolho {m}
louse {n} (worthless person)  :: piolho {m}, sem-vergonha {m} {f}, canalha {m} {f}
louse fly {n} (Hippoboscidae) SEE: ked  ::
lousy {adj} (Infested with lice)  :: piolhoso, piolhento
lousy {adj} (remarkably bad; of poor quality, dirty, or underhanded)  :: péssimo {m}, horrível
lout {n} (a rude violent man)  :: grosso {m}
lout {n} (troublemaker)  :: brutamontes
Louvain {prop} (Belgian city)  :: Lovaina
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}
louver {n} (a ventilating turret or lantern)  :: lanternim {m}
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} (darling or sweetheart)  :: amor {m}
love {n} (romantic feelings)  :: amor {m}
love {n} (strong affection)  :: amor {m}
love {n} (zero)  :: zero
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 {v} (have a strong affection for)  :: amar
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)  :: agapornis {m}
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}
lovechild {n} (child born out of wedlock) SEE: love child  ::
loved {adj} (Being the object of love)  :: amado
love hotel {n} (short-stay hotel for sex)  :: motel {m}
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
love potion {n} (philter) SEE: philter  ::
lover {n} (one who loves another person)  :: amante {m} {f}
lover {n} (person who loves something)  :: amante {m} {f}
lover {n} (sexual partner)  :: 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} (despicable)  :: baixo, vil
low {adj} (in a position comparatively close to the ground)  :: baixo
low {adj} (small in height)  :: baixo
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  ::
lower {v} (depress as to direction, as a gun)  :: abaixar
lower {v} (intransitive: to decrease in value)  :: baratear
lower {v} (let (something) descend by its own weight, such as a bucket or sail)  :: abaixar, descer, baixar
lower {v} (make less elevated as to object, as ambitions or hopes)  :: diminuir
lower {v} (reduce (something) in value, amount, etc.)  :: diminuir, reduzir
lower {v} (reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of, as temperature)  :: diminuir, abaixar, baixar
lower {v} (reduce the height of, as a fence or chimney)  :: rebaixar, baixar
lower case {n} (lower case letters, collectively)  :: minúscula {f}
lower chamber {n} (lower house) SEE: lower house  ::
Lower Lusatian {prop} (Lower Sorbian) SEE: Lower Sorbian  ::
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 {prop} (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 Saxon {prop} (language or language group)  :: baixo saxão
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} (faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation)  :: lealdade {f}
loyalty {n} (the state of being loyal; fidelity)  :: lealdade {f}
lozenge {n} (medicated sweet)  :: pastilha {f}
lozenge {n} (rhombus)  :: losango {m}, rombo {m}
Lua {prop} (a programming language (transliterations))  :: Lua {f}
Luanda {prop} (capital of Angola)  :: Luanda {f}
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  ::
Lucia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lucy  ::
Lucian {prop} (male given name)  :: Luciano
Lucian {prop} (sophist of Syrian origin)  :: Luciano {m}
lucid {adj} (bright, luminous, translucent or transparent)  :: lúcido
lucid {adj} (clear; easily understood)  :: lúcido
lucid {adj} (mentally rational; sane)  :: 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}
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} (being good by chance)  :: sortudo {m}
lucky {adj} (of people, having good fortune)  :: sortudo {m}
lucky streak {n} (winning streak) SEE: winning streak  ::
lucrative {adj} (producing a surplus; profitable)  :: lucrativo
Lucretius {prop} (male given name)  :: Lucrécio
Lucy {prop} (female given name)  :: Lúcia
Luddism {n} (opposition to technological change)  :: ludismo {m}
Luddism {n} (opposition to the Industrial Revolution by textile workers)  :: 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}
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  ::
Lukas {prop} (surname) SEE: Lucas  ::
Lukashenko {prop} (surname)  :: Lukashenko
Luke {prop} (evangelist)  :: Lucas {m}
Luke {prop} (given name)  :: Lucas
Luke {prop} (gospel of Luke)  :: Lucas {m}
lukewarm {adj} (not very enthusiastic)  :: morno
lukewarm {adj} (temperature)  :: morno, tépido
lull {n} (a period of rest)  :: descanso {m}
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} (anatomy: cavity within tubular organ)  :: lúmen {m}
lumen {n} (SI-unit for luminous flux)  :: lúmen {m}
lumenal {adj} (Relating to the cavity or channel within a tube or tubular organ)  :: do lúmen
luminescence {n} (emission)  :: luminescência {f}
luminous {adj} (emitting light; glowing brightly)  :: luminoso
lumiphore {n} (luminophore) SEE: luminophore  ::
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
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 phase {n} (any one of the aspects presented by the moon)  :: fase da lua
lunate bone {n} (os lunatum)  :: osso semilunar
lunatic {adj} (crazed)  :: lunático
lunatic {n} (insane person)  :: lunático {m}, lunática {f}
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  ::
luncheon meat {n} (lunch meat) SEE: lunch meat  ::
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]
lung capacity {n} (lung capacity) SEE: lung capacity  ::
lung capacity {n} (lung volume) SEE: lung volume  ::
lunge {n} (exercise)  :: passada {f}
lunge {n} (long rope) SEE: lunge line  ::
lunge {n} (sudden movement)  :: impulso {m}
lunge {v} (to make a sudden movement)  :: impulsionar
lungfish {n} (air-breathing fish of the class Dipnoi)  :: dipnoico {m}
Luo {prop} (language)  :: língua luo {f}, luo {m}
Luo {prop} (tribal group in eastern Africa)  :: luo {m-p}
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}
lure {n} (artificial fishing bait)  :: isca
lure {v} (to entice)  :: tentar, atrair
lurk {v} (to hang out or wait around a location)  :: espreitar
lurk {v} (to remain concealed in order to ambush)  :: 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} (general want or longing)  :: vontade {f}
lust {n} (strong desire, especially of a sexual nature)  :: luxúria {f}
luster {n} (A period of five years, lustrum) SEE: lustrum  ::
luster {n} (brilliance, attractiveness or splendor)  :: lustre
luster {n} (refinement, polish or quality)  :: lustre
lustful {adj} (full of lust)  :: luxurioso
lustral {adj} (relating to ritual purification)  :: lustral
lustre {n} (luster) SEE: luster  ::
lustre {n} (lustrum) SEE: lustrum  ::
lustre {v} (luster) SEE: luster  ::
lute {n} (stringed instrument)  :: alaúde {m}
Lutetia {prop} (Roman town)  :: Lutécia {f}
lutetium {n} (chemical element with atomic number of 71)  :: lutécio {m}
Lutheran {adj} (related to the Lutheran church)  :: luterano
Lutheran {n} (member of a Lutheran church)  :: 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}
lux {n} (the derived unit of illuminance)  :: lux {m}
Luxembourg {prop} (city)  :: Luxemburgo
Luxembourg {prop} (country, city, province, district)  :: Luxemburgo {m}
Luxembourger {n} (person from Luxembourg)  :: luxemburguês {m}
Luxembourgian {adj} (Luxembourgish) SEE: Luxembourgish  ::
Luxembourgian {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger  ::
Luxembourgish {adj} (pertaining to Luxembourg)  :: 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} (something desirable but expensive)  :: luxo {m}
luxury {n} (something very pleasant but not really needed in life)  :: luxo {m}
luxury {n} (very wealthy and comfortable surroundings)  :: 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
-ly {suffix} (used to form adverbs from adjectives)  :: -mente
lycanthrope {n} (a werewolf)  :: licantropo {m}, lobisomem {m}
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} (fruit)  :: lichia {f}
lychee {n} (tree)  :: lichia {f}
Lycia {prop} (ancient region)  :: Lícia {f}
Lycian {adj} (relating to Lycia)  :: lício {m}
Lycian {n} (native of Lycia)  :: lício {m}
Lycian {prop} (language)  :: lício {m}
Lydia {prop} (biblical woman)  :: Lídia {f}
Lydia {prop} (female given name)  :: Lídia {f}
Lydia {prop} (historical region)  :: Lídia {f}
Lydian {adj} (pertaining to Lydia)  :: lídio {m}
Lydian {n} (native or inhabitant of Lydia)  :: lídio {m}
Lydian {prop} (language)  :: 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}
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} (like or relating to the lymphatic system)  :: 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 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} ((chemistry) destruction of cells)  :: lise {f}
lysis {n} ((medicine) gradual recovery from disease)  :: lise {f}
lysosome {n} (digestive organelle)  :: lisossoma {m}, lisossomo {m}