companha

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese companna, from Vulgar Latin *compānia, from Late Latin compāniō (whence also French compagnon, Italian compagnone), from cum + pānis. Compare Galician compaña and Spanish compaña.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

companha f (plural companhas)

  1. (nautical) crew (especially of a fishing boat); seamanship

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