bastão

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese baston, Late Latin bastun, from Ancient Greek βαστάζω (bastázō, carry).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil including São Paulo) /basˈtɐ̃w̃/, [basˈtɐ̃ʊ̯̃]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /baʃˈtɐ̃w̃/, [baʃˈtɐ̃ʊ̯̃]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /bɐʃˈtɐ̃w̃/, [bɐʃˈtɐ̃ʊ̯̃]

  • IPA(key): (South Brazil) /bas.ˈtɐ̃õ/
  • Hyphenation: bas‧tão

Noun[edit]

bastão m (plural bastões)

  1. stick (cylindrical form of material)
  2. walking stick
  3. wand
    Synonyms: vara, varinha
  4. club (weapon)
    Synonyms: clava, cacete, porrete