algarismo

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin algorismus, a transliteration of the Arabic form of the name of the Persian mathematician al-Khwārizmī. Doublet of algoritmo.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil including São Paulo) /ˌaw.ɡaˈɾiz.mu/, [ˌaʊ̯.ɡaˈɾiz.mu]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /ˌaw.ɡaˈɾiʒ.mu/, [ˌaʊ̯.ɡaˈɾiʒ.mu]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˌal.ɡɐˈɾiʒ.mu/, [ˌaɫ.ɣɐˈɾiʒ.mu]

Noun[edit]

algarismo m (plural algarismos)

  1. place (numeric: the column counting a certain quantity)
    Synonym: casa
  2. digit (numeral)
    Synonym: dígito