açúcar

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See also: açucar

Portuguese[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic السُكَّر(as-sukkar), from Persian شکر(šakar), from Middle Persian 𐭱𐭪𐭥(šakar), from Sanskrit शर्करा (śárkarā, ground or candied sugar”, originally meaning “grit, gravel), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱorkeh₂ (gravel, boulder).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐ.ˈsu.kɐɾ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /a.ˈsu.kɐʁ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: a‧çú‧car

Noun[edit]

açúcar m (plural açúcares)

  1. sugar

Descendants[edit]