braço

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bracchium, from Ancient Greek βραχίων(brakhíōn, arm), from βραχύς(brakhús, short), from Proto-Indo-European *mréǵʰus(short, brief).

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braço m

  1. arm

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bracchium(forearm, arm), from Ancient Greek βραχίων(brakhíōn, arm).

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braço m (plural braços)

  1. arm
    • c1200: Almeric, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 5r. a-f. 5r. b.
      Corrio eſau aencuẽtro de ſo ermano. E abraçol & echo ſobre ſo cuello el braço.
      Esau ran to meet with his brother, then he hugged him and put his arm over his neck.

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Portuguese[edit]

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Braço

Etymology[edit]

Old Portuguese braço, from Latin bracchium, from Ancient Greek βραχίων(brakhíōn, arm), from βραχύς(brakhús, short), from Proto-Indo-European *mréǵʰus(short, brief).

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Noun[edit]

braço m (plural braços)

  1. arm (upper limb)
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 100:
      Hermione beliscou o braço do amigo com força.
      Hermione pinched her friend's arm with force.
  2. (specifically) upper arm; brachium (part of the arm between the elbow and shoulder)
  3. (loosely) any limb or tentacle
  4. arm (part of an object designed to be used with the arm)
    1. arm; sleeve (part of an item of clothing for the upper body that goes around the arm)
    2. arm (part of a furniture for sitting that one can rest one’s arm on)
  5. arm (anything that extends out from another thing)
    1. (music) neck (extended part of a stringed instrument)
    2. (geography) arm; inlet (small part of a body of water extending out from the main body)
    3. (geography) a smaller range extending from a mountain range
    4. (mechanics) the part of a lever on either side of the fulcrum
    5. (genetics) arm (part of a chromosome extending from the centromere)
    6. (astronomy) arm (outer part of a spiral galaxy)
  6. arm (person employed to do manual labour)
  7. (figuratively) arm; might; power

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