câmbio

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See also: cambio

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cambio, from Late Latin cambium (change), from Latin cambiō (I change), from a Celtic language, from Proto-Celtic *kamb- (crooked; bent), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱamb-, *(s)kamb- (bent).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɐ̃.bi.u/, /ˈkɐ̃.bju/

Noun[edit]

câmbio m (plural câmbios)

  1. exchange, swap (act of exchanging or swapping)
  2. (uncountable) currency exchange
  3. transformation (act of transforming or being transformed)
  4. commutation (substitution of one thing for another)
  5. transmission (assembly of gears in an motorcar)
  6. walkie-talkie (portable, bi-directional radio transceiver)
  7. (botany) cambium (layer of cells responsible for secondary growth of roots and stems)

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Interjection[edit]

câmbio

  1. (radio communication) over (end of sentence, ready to receive reply)