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(škʿ /šakar/), from Sanskrit शर्करा (śárkarā, ground or candied sugar”, originally meaning “grit, gravel), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱorkeh₂ (gravel, boulder).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /aˈsu.kɐh/
    • (São Paulo) IPA(key): /aˈsu.kɐɾ/
    • (Rio) IPA(key): /aˈsu.kɐχ/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐˈsu.kaɾ/
  • (Rural Central Brazil) IPA(key): /ɐˈsu.kɐɹ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: a‧çú‧car

Noun[edit]

açúcar m (plural açúcares)

  1. sugar

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Kaingang: asuka
  • Papiamentu: suku