cavalo

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin caballus(horse), from Latin caballus(pack horse), from Gaulish caballos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cavalo m

  1. horse

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

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cavalo (Equus ferus caballus)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cavalo, from Late Latin caballus(horse), from Latin caballus(pack horse), from Gaulish caballos. Cognate with Galician cabalo, Spanish caballo, Catalan cavall, Occitan caval, French cheval, Italian cavallo and Romanian cal.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cavalo m (plural cavalos) f égua

  1. horse (mammal)
  2. (chess) knight
  3. (slang) heroin

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Portuguese · peças de xadrez (layout · text)
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rei rainha, dama torre bispo cavalo peão