avoa

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese avoa (grandmother), from Vulgar Latin *avoila- (root) < *aviōla, diminutive of Latin avia (grandmother), from avus (grandfather). Compare French aïeule, Portuguese avó, Spanish abuela.

Noun[edit]

avoa f (plural avoas)

  1. grandmother

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