chuva

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See also: chůva

Portuguese[edit]

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chuva

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese chuvia (rain), from Latin pluvia (rain), from pluvius (rainy), from pluit (it is raining), from Proto-Indo-European. Cognate with Galician choiva, Spanish lluvia, Catalan pluja, Occitan pluèja, French pluie, Italian pioggia and Romanian ploaie.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Northern Portugal) IPA(key): [ˈt͡ʃu.βɐ]
  • Hyphenation: chu‧va
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

chuva f (plural chuvas)

  1. rain

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: tcuba
  • Kabuverdianu: tchuva, txuba, txuva