cenoura

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Portuguese[edit]

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cenouras

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier çanoira, from Old Spanish çahanoria (Modern zanahoria), from Andalusian Arabic *سَفُنَّارْيَة‎, from Arabic إِسْفَنَارِيَّة(ʾisfanāriyya) (compare Libyan Arabic: سفنّاريّة(sfənnāriyya)), from Ancient Greek σταφυλίνη ἀγρία (staphulínē agría).

Cognate with Galician cenoira, Mirandese cenoura, Asturian cenahoria, Spanish zanahoria, Catalan safanòria and Basque azenario.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /sɨˈno(w).ɾɐ/, [sɨˈno(w).ɾɐ]
    • IPA(key): (Southern Portugal) /sɨˈno.ɾɐ/, [sɨˈno.ɾɐ]

  • Hyphenation: ce‧nou‧ra

Noun[edit]

cenoura f (plural cenouras)

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