centavo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish or Portuguese.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɛnˈtɑːvoʊ/
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Noun[edit]

centavo (plural centavos)

  1. Currency unit (hundredth of a peso) in Mexico.
  2. A similar subdenomination of various other currencies (in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mozambique, Nicaragua, and the Philippines).
  3. (historical) The former subdenomination of some other currencies (in Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, Puerto Rico, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Venezuela).

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

centavo m (plural centavos)

  1. centavo

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cento (hundred) +‎ -avo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃenˈta.vo/
  • Rhymes: -avo
  • Hyphenation: cen‧tà‧vo

Noun[edit]

centavo m (plural centavi)

  1. centavo

Anagrams[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

centavo m (definite singular centavoen, indefinite plural centavos or centavo, definite plural centavoene)

  1. a centavo

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

centavo m (plural centavoen)

  1. a centavo

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cento (hundred) +‎ -avo.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
 

  • Rhymes: -avu, (Northern Portugal) -abu
  • Hyphenation: cen‧ta‧vo

Noun[edit]

centavo m (plural centavos)

  1. cent (a hundredth of several monetary units, including the Brazilian real, the Portuguese escudo, and the Mozambican metical)

Related terms[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Spanish numbers (edit)
1,000
[a], [b] ←  90  ←  99 100 101  →  200  → 
10
    Cardinal: cien, (before lower numerals) ciento
    Ordinal: centésimo
    Ordinal abbreviation: 100.º
    Multiplier: céntuplo
    Fractional: centésimo, centavo, céntimo

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ciento (hundred) +‎ -avo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θenˈtabo/ [θẽn̪ˈt̪a.β̞o]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /senˈtabo/ [sẽn̪ˈt̪a.β̞o]
  • Rhymes: -abo
  • Syllabification: cen‧ta‧vo

Adjective[edit]

centavo (feminine centava, masculine plural centavos, feminine plural centavas)

  1. (fractional number) hundredth
    Synonyms: centésimo, céntimo
    una centava partea hundredth part

Noun[edit]

centavo m (plural centavos)

  1. (fractional number) hundredth
    Synonyms: centésimo, céntimo
    siete centavosseven hundredths (7100)
  2. cent (subunit of currency in US and other countries)
    Synonym: céntimo

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: centau
  • Catalan: centavo

Further reading[edit]