cereja

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See also: cerēja

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), κερασός (kerasós, bird 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(j).ʒɐ/, /sɨ.ˈɾe(j).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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