abafadamente

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abafada ‎(fogged; smothered) +‎ -mente.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /a.ba.ˌfa.da.ˈmẽ.t͡ʃi/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐ.bɐ.ˌfa.dɐ.ˈmẽ.tɨ/, [ɐ.βɐ.ˌfa.ðɐ.ˈmẽ.tɨ]
  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧fa‧da‧men‧te

Adverb[edit]

abafadamente (comparative mais abafadamente superlative o mais abafadamente)

  1. displaying shortness of breath, dyspnea
    João grita abafadamente.
    John screams breathlessly.
  2. (figuratively) covertly, in secret

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