campeão

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian campione (cf. also French champion)[1], from Medieval Latin or Late Latin campiōnem (champion, fighter), from Frankish *kampijō (or a Lombardic equivalent) from Proto-Germanic *kampijô, based on Latin campus (level ground).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /kɐ̃.peˈɐ̃w̃/ [kɐ̃.peˈɐ̃ʊ̯̃], /kɐ̃.piˈɐ̃w̃/ [kɐ̃.pɪˈɐ̃ʊ̯̃], (faster pronunciation) /kɐ̃ˈpjɐ̃w̃/ [kɐ̃ˈpjɐ̃ʊ̯̃]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /kɐ̃.peˈɐ̃w̃/ [kɐ̃.peˈɐ̃ʊ̯̃]

Noun[edit]

campeão m (plural campeões, feminine campeã, feminine plural campeãs)

  1. champion

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