avô

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See also: avo, avos, AVO, avó, avós, avo-, and -avo

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese avoo (grandfather), from Vulgar Latin *avoilu- < *aviolus (see for cognates), diminutive of Latin avus (grandfather), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwh₂os (grandfather).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐ.ˈvo/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /a.ˈvo/, [ɐ.ˈvo]
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -o
  • Hyphenation: a‧vô

Noun[edit]

avô m (plural avôs, feminine avó, feminine plural avós)

  1. grandfather, male grandparent
    Synonym: (childish) vovô
    Antonym: avó

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • neto (grandson)
  • neta (granddaughter)