campainha

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese campaynna, campanĩa, from Late Latin campanina, diminutive of campana (bell).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kɐ̃.pɐ.ˈi.ɲɐ/
  • Hyphenation: cam‧pa‧i‧nha

Noun[edit]

campainha f (plural campainhas)

  1. bell, handbell
    Uma campainha é mais pequena do que um sino de igreja.
    A handbell is smaller than a church bell.
  2. doorbell
    Eu toquei à campainha, mas ninguém atendeu.
    I rang the doorbell, but no one answered it.
  3. (informal) uvula.