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q {letter} :: letter
q {pron} [Internet slang, text messaging] :: abbreviation of que
q {pron} [Internet slang, text messaging] :: abbreviation of quê
{conj} [obsolete] :: abbreviation of que
Q {letter} :: letter
Qatar {prop} {m} :: alternative form of Catar
q.b. {prep} :: abbreviation of quanto baste
QED {interj} [science] :: QED
qüera {adj} :: obsolete spelling of quera
qüera {mf} :: obsolete spelling of quera
QG {m} :: initialism of quartel-general HQ
qi {m} :: chi (the fundamental life-force or energy in Chinese folklore)
QI {m} :: IQ
qigong {m} [alternative medicine] :: qigong (a Chinese system of body movement and meditation)
qi-gong {m} :: alternative spelling of qigong
Qin {prop} {mp} :: Qin (ancient Chinese dynasty)
Qin {prop} {m} :: Qin (ancient empire)
qüingentésimo {ordinal num} :: obsolete spelling of quingentésimo
qüinquagésimo {ordinal num} :: superseded spelling of quinquagésimo
qq {pron} [internet slang, text messaging] :: abbreviation of qualquer
quê {pron} [sentence-final] /ˈke/ :: what (which thing)
quê {m} :: a characteristic (distinguishable feature of a person or thing)
quê {m} :: cue (name of the letter Q, q)
quẽ {pron} [obsolete] :: abbreviation of quem
quac {m} :: quack (sound made by a duck)
quac {interj} [onomatopoeia] :: quack (imitative of the sound of a duck)
quacre {mf} [religion] :: Quaker (member of the Religious Society of Friends)
quaderno {m} :: obsolete form of caderno
quadra {f} /ˈkwa.ðɾɐ/ :: block of buildings
quadra {f} :: sport venue; court
quadra {f} [Poetry] :: a quatrain
quadra {f} :: season, period, time
quadra {f} :: (lottery) a set of four numbers
quadra {f} [cards] :: four
quadra {f} :: quadrangle
quadra {f} :: large square compound where samba schools practice
Quadra {prop} :: Quadra (placename)
quadrado {m} [geometry] /kwɐ.ˈðɾa.ðu/ :: square (polygon)
quadrado {m} [mathematics] :: square (the second power of a number)
quadrado {adj} [geometry, uncomparable] :: square-shaped
quadrado {adj} [slang, offensive] :: describes a traditionalist (one who adheres to tradition, especially in cultural or religious practices)
quadragésimo {ordinal num} :: fortieth
quadrante {m} [geometry, mathematics] :: quadrant (one of the four sections made by dividing an area with two perpendicular lines)
quadrante {m} [nautical, astronomy] :: quadrant (instrument used to measure angles of altitude)
quadribol {m} [Brazil] :: Quidditch
quadriculado {adj} :: checkered (divided into squares)
quadriculado {m} :: grid (array of squares)
quadricular {v} :: to grid (to divide into squares)
quadridimensional {adj} [algebraic geometry, physics] :: four-dimensional
quadriga {f} :: quadriga
quadril {m} [anatomy] :: hip
quadrilateral {adj} :: quadrilateral (having four sides)
quadrilha {f} [collective] :: gang (group of criminals or alleged criminals)
quadrilha {f} [dance] :: quadrille
quadrilha {f} [colloquial, collective] :: crowd
quadrilhão {m} :: alternative form of quatrilhão
quadrilátero {adj} :: quadrilateral (having four sides)
quadrilátero {m} :: quadrilateral (polygon having four sides)
quadrimestral {adj} :: Occurring at intervals of four months; triannual
quadrimestralmente {adv} :: Every four months; triannually
quadringentésimo {ordinal num} :: four hundredths
quadrinho {m} :: diminutive of quadro
quadrinho {m} :: panel (single frame in a comic strip)
quadrinhos {mp} :: comics (artistic medium consisting of a series of panels)
quadriplégico {adj} :: quadriplegic (suffering from quadriplegia)
quadriplégico {m} :: quadriplegic (one who suffers from quadriplegia)
quadripolo {m} :: quadripole
quadrângulo {m} :: quadrilateral; quadrangle (polygon having four sides)
quadro {m} [art] /ˈkwa.ðɾu/ :: painting; picture
quadro {m} :: square
quadro {m} :: frame
quadro {m} :: description; outline
quadro {m} :: board, e.g. blackboard, chalkboard, whiteboard
quadro de giz {m} :: chalkboard; blackboard (slate board for writing on with chalk)
quadro-negro {m} :: blackboard (a surface that can be written upon with chalk)
quadrúpede {adj} :: quadrupedal (walking on four feet)
quadrúpede {m} :: quadruped (a four-legged animal)
quadrúpede {mf} [slang, offensive] :: a stupid person
quadrático {adj} [mathematics] :: quadratic (having a degree of 2)
quadruplicar {v} :: to quadruple; to quadruplicate; to fourfold (increase to four times as much)
quadrupolo {m} [physics] :: quadrupole (configuration equivalent to two dipoles that point in opposite directions)
quaes {pron} :: obsolete spelling of quais
quaje {adv} :: eye dialect of quase
qual {pron} /ˈkwaɫ/ :: which (what one)
qualé {interj} :: eye dialect of qual é
qualidade {f} /kwɐ.li.ˈða.ðɨ/ :: quality
qualidade de vida {f} :: quality of life (general well-being of individuals and societies)
qualificado {v} :: past participle of qualificar
qualificando {v} :: gerund of qualificar
qualificação {f} :: qualification (all senses)
qualificar {v} :: to qualify [all senses]
qualificar {v} :: to modify
qualificar {v} :: to classify
qualitativo {adj} :: qualitative (based on a quality rather than on quantity)
qualquer {pron} /kwaɫ.ˈkɛɾ/ :: any; whatever (no matter what kind, which or who)
qualquer {pron} :: some (in an unspecified time)
qualquer coisa {adv} :: in any event (specifically, used to comfort someone about the possibility of something unpleasant happening in the future)
qualquer dia desses {adv} [idiomatic] :: one of these days (some time in the future)
qualquer que seja {pron} :: whatever; whichever (no matter which; any)
qualquer um {pron} :: anyone; anybody
qualquer um {determiner} :: either; any
quando {adv} /ˈkwɐ̃.du/ :: [interrogative] when (used in questions about time)
quando {conj} :: when (at such time)
quando {conj} :: when (whilst on the contrary)
quando {pron} :: when (during which)
quando {m} :: [chiefly poetic] when (a point or period in time)
quando a esmola é demais, o santo desconfia {proverb} :: When a person acts excessively kind, he or she wants something in return
quando em Roma, faça como os romanos {proverb} :: when in Rome, do as the Romans do (behave as those around do)
quando muito {adv} [postpositive] :: at best; if at all
quando o gato sai, os ratos fazem a festa {proverb} :: when the cat's away the mice will play (in the absence of a controlling entity, subordinates will take advantage of circumstances)
quando o inferno congelar {adv} [idiomatic] :: when Hell freezes over (absolutely never)
quando um burro fala, o outro abaixa a orelha {proverb} [childish] :: Two people should not speak simultaneously, otherwise they would not understand each other
quano {adv} :: eye dialect of quando
quano {conj} :: eye dialect of quando
quanta {pron} :: feminine singular of quanto
quantia {f} /kwɐ̃ˈtiɐ/ :: quantity, amount
quantidade {f} /kwɐ̃tiˈðaðɨ/ :: quantity, amount
quantificado {adj} :: quantified
quantificador {m} /ˌkwɐ̃.t͡ʃi.ˌfi.ka.ˈdoɹ/ :: anything or anyone who quantifies
quantificador {m} [grammar] :: quantifier (a word, such as all or many, which expresses a quantity)
quantificador {m} [logic] :: quantifier (operator which indicates the degree a predicate is true for a specified set)
quantificar {v} :: to quantify (to assign a quantity to)
quantitativo {adj} /kwɐ̃.t͡ʃi.ta.ˈt͡ʃi.vu/ :: quantitative (relating to quantities or numerical values)
quantitativo {adj} [sciences, of research] :: quantitative (based on the measure or analysis of quantifiable information)
quantitativo {m} :: sum (an amount of money, especially a total amount)
quanto {prep} /ˈkwɐ̃.tʊ/ :: as (to the same extent or degree that)
quanto {pron} [interrogative, relative] :: how much; how many (what number or quantity of)
quanto {pron} [interrogative, relative] :: how (to what degree)
quanto {pron} [interrogative] :: how much (what price)
quanto {pron} [in exclamations] :: that’s so many (that’s very numerous; that’s a large number of)
quanto {pron} [relative] :: as much as
quanto a {prep} :: regarding; concerning; with regard to
quanto baste {prep} [culinary] :: sufficient quantity, sufficiently (used in recipes)
quanto custa {phrase} :: how much does it cost?
quanto maior a altura, maior a queda {proverb} :: the bigger they are, the harder they fall (literally: The greatest the height, the greatest the fall)
quanto mais {conj} :: See: quanto mais
quanto mais {conj} [idiomatic, negative polarity item] :: let alone; to say nothing of
quanto mais as coisas mudam, mais elas ficam iguais {proverb} :: the more things change, the more they stay the same
quantos {adv} /ˈkwɐ̃.tuʃ/ :: how many; what number
quantum {m} [physics] :: quantum (indivisible unit of a given quantity)
quanu {adv} :: eye dialect of quando
quanu {conj} :: eye dialect of quando
Quanzhou {prop} {f} :: Quanzhou (city)
Quaraí {prop} :: Quaraí (placename)
quarenta {num} /kwɐ.ˈɾẽ.tɐ/ :: forty
quarenta {m} :: forty
quarentena {f} [public health] :: quarantine (isolation of infected patients)
quarentenado {v} :: past participle of quarentenar
quarentenando {v} :: gerund of quarentenar
quarentenar {v} :: to quarantine
quaresma {f} [Christianity] /kwɐ.ˈɾɛʒ.mɐ/ :: Lent (period of penitence for Christians before Easter)
quark {m} [particle] :: quark (an elementary subatomic particle which forms matter)
quark {m} :: quark (soft creamy cheese)
quark bottom {m} [particle] :: bottom quark (a type of quark)
quark charm {m} [particle physics] :: charm quark (a type of quark)
quark down {m} [particle physics] :: down quark (a type of quark)
quark estranho {m} :: strange quark (quark having a fractional electric charge of -1/3 and a mass about 80 to 130 MeV)
quark strange {m} :: strange quark (quark having a fractional electric charge of -1/3 and a mass about 80 to 130 MeV)
quark top {m} [particle] :: top quark (a type of quark)
quark up {m} :: up quark (quark having a fractional electric charge of +2/3 and a mass of about 1.5 to 4 MeV)
quarço {m} :: alternative form of quartzo
quarta {f} /ˈkwaɾtɐ/ :: quarter, fourth
quarta {f} :: Shortening of quarta-feira: Wednesday
quarta {adv} :: Shortening of quarta-feira: on a Wednesday
quarẽta {adj} [obsolete] :: abbreviation of quarenta
quarta de final {f} [sports] :: quarterfinal
quarta-feira {f} /ˌkwaɾ.tɐ.ˈfɐj.ɾɐ/ :: Wednesday
quarta-feira de cinzas {f} [Christianity] :: Ash Wednesday (first day of Lent)
quarteirão {m} :: block (in a city)
quarteirão {m} :: quarter (part of a city)
quartel {m} :: quarters, barracks
quartel-general {m} :: headquarters (military installation from which troops are commanded and orders are issued)
quartel-general {m} [by extension] :: headquarters (centre of an organisation’s operations or administration)
Quartel Geral {prop} :: Quartel Geral (placename)
quartel-mestre {m} [military] :: quartermaster (officer responsible for supplies)
quarteto {m} [music] :: quartet (music composition in four parts)
quarteto {m} [music] :: quartet (four musicians who perform a piece of music together)
quarteto {m} :: quartet (group of four)
quarteto de cordas {m} [music] :: string quartet (group of four string players)
quartilho {m} :: pint (unit of volume for liquids: 568 millilitres)
quartilho {m} [Portugal] :: half a litre
quartinho {m} :: cubicle
quartinho {m} :: closet
quartinho {m} :: latrine
quarto {m} /ˈkwaɾ.tu/ :: quarter; fourth (one of four equal parts)
quarto {m} :: room (subdivision within a building)
quarto {m} :: [specifically] bedroom (room used to sleep in and keep personal objects)
quarto {m} :: [historical] quarter (unit of volume for liquids equivalent to a quarter of a tun)
quarto de banho {m} [Portugal] /ˈkwaɾ.tu ˈðɨ ˈβɐ.ɲu/ :: bathroom, toilet
quarto minguante {f} /ˈkwaɾ.tu mĩ.ˈɡwɐ̃.tɨ/ :: last quarter
quartzito {m} :: quartzite
quartzo {m} [mineral] :: quartz
quasar {m} [galaxy] :: quasar (an extragalactic object)
quase {adv} /ˈkwa.zɨ/ :: almost (very close to)
quase {m} [colloquial] :: almost (a situation that almost happens)
quasi {adv} :: obsolete spelling of quase
quasipartícula {f} [particle] :: quasiparticle (entity that has some characteristics of a distinct particle)
quasímodo {m} :: Quasimodo (first Sunday after Easter)
quasímodo {m} :: an extremely ugly and disfigured individual
Quatá {prop} :: Quatá (placename)
quaternário {adj} :: quaternary (having four elements)
quaternário {adj} [geology] :: Quaternary (relating to the current geological period)
Quaternário {prop} {m} [geology] :: Quaternary (geological period)
quati {m} /kwa.ˈti/ :: coati
Quatis {prop} :: Quatis (placename)
quatorze {num} [Brazil] :: alternative form of catorze
quatorze {m} [Brazil] :: alternative form of catorze
quatrilhão {m} :: quadrillion (a thousand trillion, 1015)
quatrilião {m} :: alternative form of quatrilhão
quatro {num} /ˈkwa.tɾu/ :: four
quatro {m} :: four
quatrocentos {adj} /kwa.tɾu.ˈsẽ.tuʃ/ :: four hundred; 400
quatrocentos {m} :: four hundred (the value of 400, or something with the value of 400)
Quatro Irmãos {prop} :: Quatro Irmãos (placename)
quatro olhos {mf} [derogatory] :: four-eyes (person who wears spectacles)
quays {pron} :: obsolete spelling of quais
quaze {adv} :: obsolete spelling of quase
quazi {adv} :: obsolete spelling of quase
Québec {prop} :: alternative form of Quebec
qubit {m} [computing] :: qubit (quantum bit)
quíchua {mf} /ˈki.ʃu.a/ :: Quechua (member of a Quechuan ethnic group)
quíchua {mf} [uncountable] :: Quechua (language)
quíchua {adj} :: Quechuan
quéchua {mf} :: alternative form of quíchua
quéchua {adj} :: alternative form of quíchua
quãdo {adv} [obsolete] :: abbreviation of quando
quãdo {conj} [obsolete] :: abbreviation of quando
quãdo {pron} [obsolete] :: abbreviation of quando
quádruplo {adj} :: quadruple (being four times as long, as big or as many of something)
quádruplo {m} :: an amount four times greater than another amount
que {conj} /kɨ/ :: that (connecting noun clause)
que {conj} :: that (introducing the result of the main clause)
que {conj} :: than (used in comparisons, to introduce the basis of comparison)
que {conj} :: [only in subordinate clauses] because; since; for (introduces explanatory clause)
que {pron} :: [interrogative] what (used to ask for a specification)
que {pron} :: [relative] which; that; who (of those mentioned)
que {pron} :: [indefinite] what thing
que {pron} :: what a (preceding nouns); how (preceding adjectives) (indicates surprise, delight, or other strong feelings)
Quebec {prop} {mf} /ke.ˈbɛk/ :: Quebec (province)
Quebec {prop} {mf} :: Quebec (city/provincial capital)
quebequense {mf} :: Québécois, Quebecer (native of Quebec)
quebequense {prop} {m} :: Québécois (the French dialect spoken in Quebec)
quebequense {adj} :: Québécois (of, from or relating to Quebec)
quebra {f} /ˈkɛ.bɾɐ/ :: break; breaking (the act of breaking)
quebra {f} :: breach; break (space that opens between things)
quebra {f} :: interruption (time during which there is a cessation of a service)
quebra {f} :: breach (breaking up of a relationship or obligation)
quebra {f} :: bankruptcy (lack of funds to pay debts or continue in operation)
quebra-cabeça {m} [colloquial] :: problem
quebra-cabeça {m} :: a difficult question
quebra-cabeça {m} :: puzzle
quebra-cabeça {m} :: jigsaw puzzle
quebracho {m} /ke.ˈbɾa.ʃu/ :: quebracho (South American tree with hard, tannin-rich wood)
quebra-corações {mf} :: heartbreaker (person who causes sorrow)
quebrada {f} [slang, often used in plural] :: neighboorhood
quebrada {f} [slang] :: a place in a town or city where drugs are routinely consumed, often without knowledge of authorities
quebradeira {f} [economics] /ˌkɨ.βɾɐ.ˈðɐj.ɾɐ/ :: generalised bankruptcy; economic crisis
quebradeira {f} :: exhaustion (supreme tiredness)
quebradeira {f} :: generalised breaking of things; breakage
quebradeira {f} :: brawl (a fight, especially one with a large number of people involved)
quebradeira {f} :: a woman who works cracking open nuts or coconuts
quebradiço {adj} /kɨβɾɐˈðisu/ :: brittle
quebradiço {adj} :: friable, crumbly
quebrado {adj} /kɨˈβɾaðu/ :: In separate pieces; fragmented; broken
quebrado {adj} [of an object] :: Not working properly; broken
quebrado {adj} [of a body part] :: Having the bone in pieces; fractured; broken
quebrado {adj} :: Having no money; bankrupt; broken; broke
quebrador de gelo {m} :: icepick (a pointed tool used for breaking ice)
quebra-galho {m} [colloquial] :: kludge (temporary, inelegant solution)
quebra-galhos {m} :: alternative form of quebra-galho
quebra-gelo {m} :: icebreaker (ship designed to break through ice)
quebra-gelo {m} :: icebreaker (game, activity, humorous anecdote, etc. designed to relax a group)
quebra-jejum {m} :: breakfast
quebra-mar {m} :: breakwater (construction around a harbour)
quebra-nozes {m} /kɛβɾɐˈnɔzɨʃ/ :: nutcracker
quebra-nozes {m} :: nutcracker (bird)
quebrantamento {m} [Christianity] /ke.bɾɐ̃.ta.ˈmẽ.tu/ :: acceptance of one’s own failings and defects as a human being
quebrantamento {m} :: abatement (lessening of intensity)
quebrantamento {m} :: transgression (violation of a rule)
quebrantamento {m} :: destruction; breaking; devastation
quebrantamento {m} :: hurt (physical or psychological injury)
quebrantar {v} :: to evil-eye (to cast an evil-eye upon)
quebrar {v} /kɨ.ˈβɾaɾ/ :: to break (to end up or cause to end up in two or more pieces that cannot easily be reassembled)
quebrar {v} :: to fracture a bone
quebrar {v} :: to break down (to stop, or to cause to stop, functioning properly or altogether)
quebrar {v} :: to break (to do that which is forbidden by a rule, promise, etc.)
quebrar {v} :: to break (to ruin or be ruined financially)
quebrar {v} [of a wave] :: to break (collapse into surf)
quebrar {v} [figurative] :: to beat up (to give a severe beating to)
quebrar {v} :: to break (to set a new record)
quebrar a cabeça {v} [idiomatic] :: to rack one's brain (struggle to think of something)
quebrar a cara {vi} [idiomatic] :: to fail
quebrar o galho {v} :: to be a mediocre substitute for someone or something
quebrar o gelo {v} [idiomatic] :: to break the ice (to start to get to know people, by avoiding awkwardness)
queca {f} [colloquial] :: fuck
quedê {pron} :: dated form of cadê
queda {f} /ˈkɛ.ðɐ/ :: a fall
queda {f} :: drop
queda {f} :: crash
queda {f} :: talent, ability
queda {f} :: downfall, decay, decline
queda de braço {f} [sports] :: arm wrestling (a strength sport)
queda d'água {f} :: waterfall (flow of water over the edge of a cliff)
queda-d'água {f} :: waterfall (flow of water over the edge of a cliff)
quedar {vi} /ke.ˈda(ʁ)/ :: to stay quiet or still
quedar {vp} :: to linger (to stay in a place or situation for too long)
quedar {vp} [copulative] :: to stay; to remain (not to change from a condition)
quede {pron} :: dated form of cadê
que diabos {phrase} [colloquial] :: what the hell
quediva {m} [historical] :: khedive (Ottoman viceroy of Egypt)
quedival {adj} /ke.d͡ʒi.ˈvaw/ :: of or relating to a khedive
Queensland {prop} {m} :: Queensland (state)
quefir {m} :: kefir (fermented milk from the Caucasus and Eastern Europe)
que fosse {adv} [postpositive] :: the past form of que seja: modifies a quantity in past negative or past potential contexts (possibilities, necessities, wishes) or counterfactuals to express that the quantity is small but would have been sufficient: even; only
que horas são {phrase} /kjɔ.ɾɐʃ.ˈsɐ̃w̃/ :: what time is it?; what's the time?
queijeiro {m} :: cheesemaker (person who makes cheese)
queijo {m} /ˈkɐj.ʒu/ :: cheese (dairy product)
queijo americano {m} :: American cheese (processed cheese with a medium-firm consistency)
queijo americano {m} :: See: queijo americano
queijo azul {m} :: blue cheese (kind of cheese with bluish mold)
queijo suíço {m} :: Swiss cheese (cheese with holes)
queijo suíço {m} [figurative] :: something full of holes
queim {pron} :: eye dialect of quem
queima {f} :: burn; burning (the act of burning)
queimada {f} [Brazil] :: forest fire
queimada {f} :: dodgeball
Queimadas {prop} :: Queimadas (placename)
queimado {adj} :: That has been harmed by a burn; burned; burnt
Queimados {prop} :: Queimados (placename)
queimadura {f} /kɐjmɐˈðuɾɐ/ :: a burn
queimadura de primeiro grau {f} [medicine] :: first-degree burn (mild burn)
queimadura de segundo grau {f} [medicine] :: second-degree burn (burn that blisters the skin)
queimadura de terceiro grau {f} [medicine] :: third-degree burn (severe burn)
queimamento {m} :: burn (act of burning something)
queimação {f} :: burn (physical sensation in the muscles)
queimação {f} :: heartburn (pain in the chest caused by stomach acid entering the gullet)
queimar {vi} /kɐjˈmaɾ/ :: to burn
queimar {vt} :: to set on fire
queimar {vi} :: to feel hot
queimar a rosca {vi} [idiom, LGBT, often said of a man] :: to take it up the ass (to assume a passive role in anal sex)
queimar as pontes {v} [idiomatic] :: to burn one's bridges (to destroy connections or opportunities)
queimar as pontes {v} :: See: queimar as pontes
Queiroz {prop} :: Queiroz (placename)
Queiroz {prop} {mf} [archaic in Portugal] :: alternative form of Queirós
Queirós {prop} {mf} /kɐj.ˈɾɔʃ/ :: surname
queixa {f} /ˈkɐj.ʃɐ/ :: complaint
queixa {f} :: grievance
queixa {f} :: lamentation
queixada {mf} /kej.ˈʃa.da/ :: any animal of the Tayassuidae family (a wild pig family of the Americas)
queixada {mf} :: white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari), a hog-like animal species found in Central and South America
queixada {m} [skeleton] :: mandible, the lower jawbone
queixado {v} :: past participle of queixar
queixando {v} :: gerund of queixar
queixar {vp} /ke(j).ˈʃa(ʁ)/ :: to complain
queixar {vp} :: to whine, whinge
queixar-se {v} :: to complain
queixinho {m} :: small chin
queixo {m} /ˈkɐj.ʃu/ :: chin (bottom of the face)
queixo duplo {m} :: double chin (a layer of fat under the chin)
quela {f} :: chela (claw)
quelante {adj} [chemistry] :: chelating
quelação {f} [chemistry] :: chelation
quelatado {v} :: past participle of quelatar
quelatando {v} :: gerund of quelatar
quelatar {v} [chemistry] :: to chelate
quelato {m} [chemistry] :: chelate, chelate compound
quelónio {m} [European orthography] /kɨ.ˈlɔ.nju/ :: turtle (any reptile of the order Testudines)
quelônio {m} [Brazilian orthography] :: alternative spelling of quelónio
queloidal {adj} [pathology] :: keloidal (pertaining to or causing keloids)
queloide {m} [pathology] :: keloid (hard, raised growth of scar tissue)
Queluz {prop} :: Queluz (town)
Queluz {prop} :: Queluz (Queluz)
Queluzito {prop} :: Queluzito (placename)
quem {pron} [interrogative] /kɐ̃j̃/ :: who; whom (which person?)
quem {pron} [relative] :: who; whom (the person who)
quem {pron} [indefinite] :: those who; people who; anyone who
que mal lhe pergunte {phrase} :: Said preceding a question that may be seem as too rude or personal, to reduce the impact of said question
quem ama, castiga {proverb} :: spare the rod and spoil the child (if one does not discipline a child he or she will never learn obedience)
quem ama o feio, bonito lhe parece {proverb} :: The judgement of someone's loved ones is biased, they are going to find qualities in him/her where there are none
quem conta um conto acrescenta um ponto {proverb} :: every storyteller adds a little detail to the story
que meda {phrase} [sarcastic] :: used to dismiss a threat
quem espera sempre alcança {proverb} :: good things come to those who wait
quem me dera {phrase} [idiomatic, colloquial] :: I wish (I would very much like that to be so, even though it is unlikely)
quem não ajuda, não atrapalha {proverb} :: people should only try to help if they can really help, rather than risk being a disturbance
quem não arrisca não petisca {proverb} :: nothing ventured, nothing gained; no pain, no gain (if one takes no risks, one will not gain any benefits)
quem não tem cão, caça com gato {proverb} :: people should adapt to each situation
quem não tem cão, caça como gato {proverb} :: People should adapt to each situation
quem-nós-sabemos {pron} :: you-know-who (known and unmentioned person)
quem nunca pecou que atire a primeira pedra {proverb} :: let him who is without sin cast the first stone (only those who are faultless have the right to pass judgement on others)
quem procura acha {proverb} :: seek and ye shall find (literally: Who seeks, finds)
quem quer que {pron} :: whoever (whatever person or people)
quem ri por último ri melhor {proverb} :: he who laughs last laughs best
quem sabe {phrase} :: See: quem sabe
quem sabe {phrase} :: who knows (a rhetorical question asked to show that the asker neither knows the answer nor who might know it)
quem sabe {phrase} :: who knows (asked to express the idea that anything is possible)
quem sabe {phrase} :: when directly followed by a clause: how about (introduces a suggestion )
quem sabe {adv} :: maybe; perhaps (indicates uncertainty)
quem semeia vento colhe tempestade {proverb} :: alternative form of quem semeia ventos colhe tempestades
quem semeia vento colhe tempestades {proverb} :: alternative form of quem semeia ventos colhe tempestades
quem semeia ventos colhe tempestade {proverb} :: alternative form of quem semeia ventos colhe tempestades
quem semeia ventos colhe tempestades {proverb} :: sow the wind, reap the whirlwind (actions have consequences)
quem tudo quer tudo perde {proverb} :: grasp all, lose all (one who wants everything, may lose it all)
quem vê cara não vê coração {proverb} :: beauty is only skin deep (a person’s character is more important than their outward appearance)
quem vive pela espada, morre pela espada {proverb} :: live by the sword, die by the sword (one who uses violence can expect a violent response)
que nada {interj} :: not at all; on the contrary (indicates that a previous statement is completely mistaken)
quenaf {m} :: dated spelling of kenaf
quenafe {m} :: dated spelling of kenaf
que nem {adv} [idiom] :: like; just alike; similarly to
que nem {adv} :: See: que nem
quente {adj} /ˈkẽ.tɨ/ :: hot, warm
quentinha {f} [Brazil, popular] /kẽˈti.j̃a/ :: simple disposable lunchbox made of aluminium or styrofoam and used to pack hot meals
quentão {m} :: mulled wine (wine with spices served hot)
quentão {adj} :: augmentative of quente
que o diabo carregue {phrase} :: let [someone] deal with their own problems
quepe {m} :: kepi (military cap with a flat circular top)
queque {m} /ˈkɛ.kɨ/ :: muffin (individual cake)
queque {m} :: cupcake
queque {adj} [Portugal, colloquial] :: snob
quer {conj} /ˈkɛɾ/ :: whetheror
quera {adj} [South Brazil] /ˈkwɛ.ɾa/ :: brave; courageous
quera {mf} [South Brazil] :: a brave person
Querala {prop} :: alternative form of Kerala
queratina {f} [protein] :: keratin (protein that hair and nails are made of)
quercista {adj} :: quercista
querela {f} :: quarrel (verbal dispute or heated argument)
querelar {vi} :: to quarrel (to contend, argue strongly, squabble)
querendo {v} /kɨˈɾẽdu/ :: gerund of querer
querer {vti} /kɨ.ˈɾeɾ/ :: to want; to wish; to desire
querer {v} [que] :: to want ... to (to want or demand a given thing to occur)
querer {v} [auxiliary with a verb in the impersonal infinitive] :: to want to (to feel the need to do something)
querer {v} [by extension, usually in the negative, auxiliary with a verb in the impersonal infinitive] :: to mind; why don’t ... (used to make polite requests)
querer {v} [figurative, auxiliary with a verb in the impersonal infinitive] :: to be almost; to be about to; to be likely to
querer {v} [a, para, -an indirect objective pronoun] :: to wish (to want a particular condition to be applied to someone or something)
querer {v} [ditransitive, copulative for the second object] :: to want (to want someone or something to reach a given state)
querer {vt} :: to love (to have affection for)
querer {vt} [figurative] :: to need (to be improvable with)
querer dizer {v} [personal] :: to mean
querer dizer {v} :: to mean; to signify
querer porque querer {vt} [idiom, colloquial] :: to insist tirelessly, unwilling to take no for an answer
querer ser mico de circo {v} [idiomatic] :: to eat one's hat (used to express disbelief about a proposition)
querer sol na eira e chuva no nabal {v} [idiomatic] :: to want to have one's cake and eat it too (to seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible)
querida {f} :: feminine noun of querido
querido {adj} /kɨ.ˈɾi.ðu/ :: dear
querido {adj} :: lovely, cute
querido {m} :: sweetheart
querido {m} :: darling
querido {v} :: past participle of querer
quermes {m} :: alternative form of alquermes
quermesse {f} :: kirmess (an outdoor festival and fair)
quero {m} /ˈkɛ.ɾu/ :: alternative spelling of kero
quero-quero {m} :: southern lapwing (Vanellus chilensis, a bird belonging to the subfamily Vanellinae)
queroquero {m} :: alternative spelling of quero-quero
querosene {m} /ˌke.ɾo.ˈze.ne/ :: kerosene (fuel oil)
quero ver {phrase} [idiom] :: Said of something one is confident that will not happen
quer saber {phrase} :: See: quer saber
quer saber {phrase} [idiomatic] :: you know what (used to get attention before announcing something)
querubim {m} [religion] /kɨ.ɾu.ˈβĩ/ :: cherub (winged creature represented in the Bible as attending on God)
que seja {adv} [postpositive] :: modifies a quantity in negative or potential contexts (possibilities, necessities, wishes) to express that the quantity is small but would be sufficient: even; only
que seja {pron} :: whatever (whatever it is: expresses both uncertainty and indifference towards the nature of something)
que se lixe {interj} [colloquial] :: screw it!, fuck it!
questaõ {f} :: obsolete spelling of questão
questam {f} :: obsolete spelling of questão
questionamento {m} :: inquiry (the act of inquiring)
questionamento {m} :: interrogation (the act of interrogating or questioning someone)
questionar {v} /kɨʃtjuˈnaɾ/ :: to ask
questionavelmente {adv} :: questionably (in a questionable manner)
questionário {m} :: questionnaire (form containing a list of questions)
questionável {adj} :: questionable (open to doubt or challenge)
questionável {adj} :: questionable (of dubious respectability or morality)
questão {f} /kɨʃ.ˈtɐ̃w̃/ :: question (phrase asking for information)
questão {f} :: question (a request for an answer in a test)
questão {f} :: matter; issue (a point in debate or controversy)
Questão Arménia {prop} {f} [European orthography, historical] :: Armenian Question (the issues surrounding the status of Armenians)
Questão Armênia {prop} {f} [Brazilian orthography] :: alternative form of Questão Arménia
que tal {adv} [idiom] :: what about; how about (used to ask for an opinion about a suggestion)
que tal se {phrase} :: what if (used to ask for what should be done if the given situation arises)
quetognata {m} :: chaetognath; arrow worm (any member of the Chaetognatha)
Quevedos {prop} :: Quevedos (placename)
que vem {adj} :: next (nearest following, as in dates)
queyxo {m} :: obsolete spelling of queixo
qui {m} :: chi (name of the Greek letter Χ)
qui {pron} :: eye dialect of que
quiçá {adv} [archaic in Brazil] /ki.ˈsa/ :: perhaps
quiçà {adv} :: obsolete spelling of quiçá
quiça {adv} :: obsolete spelling of quiçá
quiabo {m} :: okra, Abelmoschus esculentus
quibe {m} :: kibbeh (a type of dumpling)
quicar {v} [sports, of a ball] :: to bounce
quiche {f} {m} :: quiche (pie made of eggs and cream)
quicongo {f} :: Kongo (language)
quieto {adj} /ˈkjɛ.tu/ :: With little or no sound; quiet
quieto {adj} :: Having little motion or activity; calm; quiet
quieto {adj} :: Not talking much or not talking loudly; reserved; quiet
quietude {f} :: quiet (absence of movement or sound)
Quiev {prop} {f} [obsolete] :: rare spelling of Kiev
Quieve {prop} {f} :: alternative form of Kiev
Quigali {prop} {f} :: rare spelling of Kigali
Quijingue {prop} :: Quijingue (placename)
quilate {m} :: carat (unit of weight for precious stones and pearls, equivalent to 200 milligrams)
quilate {m} :: carat (measure of the purity of gold)
quilate {m} [figurative] :: excellence; high quality
quilha {f} [nautical] :: keel
quilômetro {m} [Brazilian orthography] :: kilometre; kilometer [US]
quilómetro {m} [European orthography, also used in South Brazil] /ki.ˈlɔ.mɨ.tɾu/ :: alternative form of quilômetro
quilómetro quadrado {m} [European orthography] :: square kilometre (standard unit of area)
quilômetro quadrado {m} [Brazilian orthography] :: alternative spelling of quilómetro quadrado
quilo- {prefix} :: kilo- (103)
quilo {m} /ˈki.lu/ :: kilo (kilogram)
quilo {m} :: chyle
quilobar {m} :: kilobar
quilobit {m} :: kilobit
quilobyte {m} :: kilobyte
quilocaloria {f} :: kilocalorie
quilograma {m} :: kilogram (unit of mass)
quilojoule {m} :: kilojoule (SI unit of energy equal to 103 joules)
quilolitro {m} :: kilolitre; kiloliter [US]
quilombo {m} /kiˈlõbu]/ :: A quilombo
Quilombo {prop} :: Quilombo (placename)
quilombola {adj} :: runaway (of a slave)
quilombola {mf} :: maroon (runaway slave)
quilometragem {f} :: kilometrage (total distance, in kilometres, travelled)
quilometragem {f} [figurative] :: experience
quilométrico {adj} :: kilometric; measured in kilometers
quilométrico {adj} [figurative] :: of great extension; very large
quiloton {m} :: kiloton
quilovate {m} :: alternative form of quilowatt
quilovátio {m} :: alternative form of quilowatt
quilowatt {m} /ˌki.lo.ˈvat͡ʃ/ :: kilowatt (1000 watts)
quilowatt-hora {m} :: kilowatt-hour (unit of electrical energy)
quilópode {m} :: centipede (any arthropod of class Chilopoda)
quiáltera {f} [music] :: tuplet (note value with a non-standard duration)
quimera {f} :: chimera
quimera {f} :: illusion
Quimera {prop} {f} [Greek mythology] :: Chimera (monster with the head of a lion, the body of a goat and a dragon for a tail)
quimicamente {adv} :: chemically
quimio- {prefix} :: chemo- (relating to or using chemicals or chemistry)
quimiocina {f} [protein, immunology] :: chemokine (cytokine produced during inflammation)
quimioprotector {adj} :: chemoprotective
quimioprotector {m} :: chemoprotector
quimiossíntese {f} [biochemistry] :: chemosynthesis (production of carbohydrates and other compounds from simple compounds)
quimioterapia {f} [medicine] :: chemotherapy
quimioterápico {adj} [medicine] :: chemotherapeutic
quimo {m} [anatomy] :: chyme (partly digested food passed from the stomach to the duodenum)
quimono {m} :: kimono
quimérico {adj} :: chimeric; imaginary; fanciful
quimérico {adj} [genetics] :: chimerical (resulting from the expression of two or more genes)
quina {f} /ˈki.nɐ/ :: corner (projection of an angle in a solid object)
quina {f} :: fivesome (group of five persons or things)
quina {f} [games] :: the number 5 on a die, card, domino, etc
quina {f} :: a type of lottery where the goal is to get five numbers right
quina {f} [heraldry] :: a group of five small blue shields depicted in the flag of Portugal
quina {f} :: cinchona (any of several South American trees of the genus Cinchona)
quina {f} :: cinchona (the bark of cinchona trees)
quinase {f} [enzyme] :: kinase
Quinchassa {prop} {f} :: rare form of Kinshasa
quingentésimo {ordinal num} :: five hundredths
quinhentos {adj} /ki.ˈɲẽ.tuʃ/ :: five hundred; 500
quinhentos {m} :: five hundred (the value of 500, or something with the value of 500)
quinhão {m} /ki.ˈɲɐ̃w̃/ :: share, portion, part
quinina {f} [pharmaceutical drug] :: quinine (alkaloid used to treat malaria)
quinoa {f} :: quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa, a pseudocereal of the Andes)
quinoleína {f} [organic compound] :: quinoline (any of a class of hetercyclic compounds)
quinquagésimo {ordinal num} :: fiftieth
quinquilharias {fp} :: bric-a-brac, knick-knacks
quinta {f} /ˈkĩ.tɐ/ :: wine producing estate (winery or vineyard)
quinta {f} :: a country estate
quinta {f} :: a small agricultural holding
quinta {f} :: Shortening of quinta-feira: Thursday
quinta {adv} :: Shortening of quinta-feira: on a Thursday
quinta coluna {f} :: See: quinta coluna
quinta coluna {f} [idiomatic] :: fifth column (a group of people which clandestinely undermines a larger group)
quinta-essencial {adj} :: alternative form of quintessencial
quinta-feira {f} /kĩ.tɐ.ˈfɐj.ɾɐ/ :: Thursday (day between Wednesday and Friday)
Quinta-feira de Endoenças {prop} {f} :: Maundy Thursday (Thursday before Easter)
Quinta-Feira Santa {prop} {f} :: Maundy Thursday (Thursday before Easter)
quintal {m} /kĩ.ˈtaɫ/ :: yard (land around a house)
quintal {m} :: quintal (one hundred kilograms)
Quintana {prop} :: Quintana (placename)
Quintana {prop} {mf} :: surname
quintanista {mf} :: fifth-former (person attending the fifth year of a course)
quintar {v} :: to take a fifth
quinta roda {f} [idiomatic] :: fifth wheel (anything superfluous or unnecessary)
quintessencial {adj} :: quintessential (of the nature of a quintessence)
quinteto {m} :: quintet
quintilhão {m} :: quintillion (a billion billion)
quintilião {m} :: alternative form of quintilhão
Quintino {prop} {m} /kĩ.ˈt͡ʃi.nu/ :: given name
quinto {ordinal num} /ˈkĩ.tu/ :: fifth
quinto dos infernos {m} :: back of beyond; boondock (a remote place)
Quinto Império {prop} {m} [mysticism, poetic] :: the Portuguese colonial empire, seen as a spiritual and prophetic entity
quintuplicar {v} :: to quintuple (to increase an amount fivefold)
quinua {f} :: alternative form of quinoa
Quinxasa {prop} {f} :: rare form of Kinshasa
Quinxassa {prop} {f} [uncommon] :: alternative form of Kinshasa
quinze {num} /ˈkĩ.zɨ]/ :: fifteen
quinze {m} :: fifteen
Quinze de Novembro {prop} :: Quinze de Novembro (placename)
quinze minutos de fama {mp} [idiomatic] :: 15 minutes of fame (short period of fame)
quinzena {f} :: A period of fifteen consecutive days
quinzenal {adj} :: semimonthly (occurring at intervals of fifteen days)
quinzenalmente {adv} :: Every fourteen days; every two weeks; fortnightly; biweekly
quinzenário {m} :: semimonthly (periodical published every 15 days)
quiolita {f} [mineral] :: chiolite (a mineral of aluminum, fluorine and sodium)
quiosque {m} /ˈkjɔʃ.kɨ/ :: kiosk
Quioto {prop} {f} :: alternative spelling of Kyoto
quipá {mf} :: kippah; yarmulke (skullcap worn by Jewish males)
quipá {m} :: Opuntia inamoena, a small cactus of South America
quipo {m} :: quipu (knotted cords used by the Incas to record numbers)
quiproquó {m} :: quid pro quo (something mistaken for another)
quiralidade {f} [chemistry] :: chirality (phenomenon in which objects are mirror images of each other)
quirche {m} :: kirsch
quirguiz {adj} :: Kyrgyz (of, from or relating to Kyrgyzstan)
quirguiz {mf} :: Kyrgyz (person from Kyrgyzstan)
quirguiz {m} :: Kyrgyz (a Turkic language spoken in Kyrgyzstan)
Quirguizistão {prop} {m} :: Quirguizistão (country)
Quiribati {prop} {m} :: alternative spelling of Kiribati
Quirão {prop} {m} :: alternative form of Quíron
quiromante {mf} :: chiromancer, palmist (palm reader)
Quironte {prop} {m} :: alternative form of Quíron
quiropraxista {mf} :: chiropractor (practitioner who specialises in chiropractic)
quiroprático {m} :: chiropractor (practitioner who specialises in chiropractic)
quisling {m} [pejorative] :: quisling (traitor who collaborates with the enemy)
Quissamã {prop} :: Quissamã (placename)
quisto {m} :: alternative form of cisto
quitandeiro {m} :: greengrocer
quitando {v} :: gerund of quitar
quitação {f} :: release, discharge
quitar {v} /ki.ˈtaɾ/ :: to pay
quitar {v} :: to settle, discharge (a debt)
quitar {v} [Internet slang] :: to quit (an online room)
quitar {v} [Portugal, colloquial] :: to engage in car tuning
quite {adj} /ˈki.tɨ/ :: quit (released from obligation)
quite {adj} :: settled
quite {adj} :: divorced
quitina {f} [carbohydrate] :: chitin (polymer found in arthropod and fungi)
quitinete {f} :: a very small flat, usually with only a bedroom, kitchen and bathroom
quitão {m} :: alternative form of quíton
Quito {prop} {f} :: Quito (capital city)
quitridiomicose {f} :: chytridiomycosis (a disease of amphibians)
Quiushu {prop} {f} :: rare spelling of Kyushu
Quiuxu {prop} {f} :: rare spelling of Kyushu
quivi {m} /kiˈvi/ :: kiwi fruit
quivi {m} :: kiwi (bird)
Quixabeira {prop} :: Quixabeira (placename)
quixiquila {f} [Angola, finance] :: informal money pooling scheme, similar to susu
quixotesco {adj} :: quixotic (possessing or acting with the desire to do noble and romantic deeds, without thought of realism and practicality)
quiz {m} :: quiz (question-answering competition)
quizomba {mf} :: alternative spelling of kizomba
química {f} /ˈki.mi.kɐ/ :: chemistry
química {f} :: feminine noun of químico
química inorgânica {f} :: inorganic chemistry (branch of chemistry that deals with elements and non-carbon containing compounds)
química nuclear {f} :: nuclear chemistry
química orgânica {f} :: organic chemistry
químico {m} /ˈki.mi.ku/ :: chemist (person working in chemistry)
químico {adj} :: chemical (of or relating to chemistry)
Quénia {prop} {m} [Portugal] :: Quénia (country)
Quênia {prop} {m} [Brazilian orthography] :: alternative form of Quénia
quântico {adj} [physics] :: quantum (attributive)
quântum {m} :: rare spelling of quantum
quíntuplo {adj} :: quintuple
quão {adv} /ˈkwɐ̃w̃/ :: how (to what degree)
quão {prep} :: as (to the same extent or degree that)
quociente de inteligência {m} [psychometrics] :: intelligence quotient (standardised measure of a person’s intelligence)
quod erat demonstrandum {phrase} :: quod erat demonstrandum (which was to be demonstrated)
quota {f} :: alternative form of cota
quotidiano {adj} /kutiˈðjɐnu/ :: daily, everyday
quotidiano {m} :: everyday life
quotização {f} :: contribution
quépi {m} :: alternative form of quepe
quáquer {mf} [uncommon] :: alternative form of quacre
Quíron {prop} {m} [Greek mythology] :: Chiron (centaur who served as Achilles’ mentor and teacher)
Quíron {prop} {m} [astronomy] :: Chiron (object orbiting between Saturn and Uranus)
quórum {m} /ˈkwɔ.ɾũ/ :: quorum (minimum number of members required)
quãto {prep} [obsolete] :: abbreviation of quanto
quãto {pron} [obsolete] :: abbreviation of quanto
quíton {m} /ˈki.tõ/ :: chiton (Ancient Greek tunic)
quíton {m} :: chiton (any of various rock-clinging marine molluscs)