areia

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Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese areia.

Noun[edit]

areia

  1. sand

Portuguese[edit]

areia

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese arẽa, from Latin arēna (sand), possibly from Etruscan *𐌇𐌀𐌔𐌄𐌍𐌀 (*hasena). Doublet of arena.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /aˈɾej.ɐ/, [aˈɾeɪ̯.ɐ]
 
  • IPA(key): (Lisbon) /ɐˈɾɐj.ɐ/, [ɐˈɾɐɪ̯.ɐ]
  • IPA(key): (non-Lisbon Portugal) /ɐˈɾej.ɐ/, [ɐˈɾeɪ̯.ɐ]

  • Hyphenation: a‧rei‧a

Noun[edit]

areia f (plural areias)

  1. sand (finely ground rock)

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: reia
  • Kabuverdianu: areia