cacimba

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Kimbundu quixima (water well).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cacimba f (plural cacimbas)

  1. (Angola, Brazil) well (hole dug to obtain water)
    Synonym: poço
  2. (Angola, Portugal) drizzle
  3. (Angola, Portugal) fog
    Synonyms: nevoeiro, névoa, neblina

Verb[edit]

cacimba

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of cacimbar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of cacimbar

References[edit]

  1. ^ cacimba” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.