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, diminutive of Latin avus (grandfather), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwh₂os (grandfather) Compare Asturian güelu, French aïeul, Galician avó, Spanish abuelo.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. grandfather, male grandparent
    Antonym: avó

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • neto (grandson)
  • neta (granddaughter)