benvinguda

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally ben ‎(well) +‎ vinguda ‎(come). Presumably a calque of a Frankish term, compare English welcome.

The are many cognates in other Romance languages, such as French bienvenu, Spanish bienvenido and Italian benvenuto.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌbem.biŋ.ˈɡu.da/, [ˌbem.biŋ.ˈɡu.ða]

Noun[edit]

benvinguda f ‎(plural benvingudes)

  1. welcome, the act of welcoming

Interjection[edit]

benvinguda

  1. welcome (to a female)

Adjective[edit]

benvinguda

  1. feminine singular of benvingut