cereja

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Portuguese[edit]

cerejas

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin ceresia, from the neuter plural of Late Latin ceresium, from Latin cerasium, from Ancient Greek κεράσιον ‎(kerásion, cherry).

Cognate with Galician cereixa, Spanish cereza, Catalan cirera, Occitan cerièisa, French cerise, Italian ciliegia and Romanian cireașă.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /sɨ.ˈɾɐ.ʒɐ/, /sɨ.ˈɾɐj.ʒɐ/, /sɨ.ˈɾe.ʒɐ/, /sɨ.ˈɾej.ʒɐ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /se.ˈɾe.ʒɐ/, /se.ˈɾe.ʒa/
  • Hyphenation: ce‧re‧ja

Noun[edit]

cereja f (plural cerejas)

  1. cherry (fruit).

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