cavalheiro

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish caballero, from Late Latin caballārius. Doublet of cavaleiro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kɐ.vɐ.ˈʎɐj.ɾu/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧va‧lhei‧ro

Noun[edit]

cavalheiro m (plural cavalheiros)

  1. gentleman
  2. cavalier