brasileiro

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Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brasileiro m (feminine singular brasileira, masculine plural brasileiros, feminine plural brasileiras)

  1. Brazilian

Noun[edit]

brasileiro m (plural brasileiros)

  1. Brazilian

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From brasil +‎ -eiro, later reanalyzed as Brasil +‎ -eiro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /bɾa.ziˈle(j).ɾu/, [bɾa.ziˈle(ɪ̯).ɾu]
 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /bɾɐ.ziˈlɐj.ɾu/, [bɾɐ.ziˈlɐɪ̯.ɾu]
    • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /bɾɐ.ziˈlej.ɾu/, [bɾɐ.ziˈleɪ̯.ɾu]
    • IPA(key): (Southern Portugal) /bɾɐ.ziˈle.ɾu/, [bɾɐ.ziˈle.ɾu]

  • (Fluminense) IPA(key): /bɾɐ.zi.ˈle(j).ɾu/
  • Hyphenation: bra‧si‧lei‧ro

Noun[edit]

brasileiro m (plural brasileiros, feminine brasileira, feminine plural brasileiras)

  1. (historical) One who works with brazilwood.
  2. Brazilian (person from Brazil).
    Synonyms: (colloquial) tupiniquim, (slang) brasuca
  3. (informal) Brazilian Portuguese
  4. (Portugal, derogatory, historical) Portuguese person who migrated to Brazil.

Adjective[edit]

brasileiro m (feminine singular brasileira, masculine plural brasileiros, feminine plural brasileiras, comparable)

  1. Brazilian (of, from or relating to Brazil)
    Synonyms: (colloquial) tupiniquim, (slang) brasuca