capitão

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See also: capitaõ and Capitão

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese capitan, capitam, from Genoese Ligurian capitan, from Late Latin capitanus, from capitāneus, or from Latin capitalis.

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Noun[edit]

capitão m (plural capitães, feminine capitã, feminine plural capitãs, feminine capitoa, feminine plural capitoas)

  1. (military) captain (army officer rank)

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