avó

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See also: avo, avô, avo-, and -avo

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese avoo ‎(grandfather), from Vulgar Latin *avoilu- < *aviōlus, diminutive of Latin avus ‎(grandfather). Compare Portuguese avô, Spanish abuelo, French aïeul.

Noun[edit]

avó m ‎(plural avós)

  1. grandfather

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese avoa ‎(grandmother), from Vulgar Latin root *avoila- < *aviōla, diminutive of Latin avia ‎(grandmother), from avus ‎(grandfather).

Pronunciation[edit]

(file)

Noun[edit]

avó f (plural avós)

  1. grandmother, female grandparent

Antonyms[edit]

  • (with regard to gender): avô

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