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/
  • Hyphenation: ce‧re‧ja

Noun[edit]

cereja f (plural cerejas)

  1. cherry (fruit).

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