coveiro

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cova (grave) +‎ -eiro

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ku.ˈvɐj.ɾu/, /ku.ˈvej.ɾu/, /kɔ.ˈvɐj.ɾu/, /kɔ.ˈvej.ɾu/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ko.ˈvej.ɾʊ/
  • Hyphenation: co‧vei‧ro

Noun[edit]

coveiro m (plural coveiros, feminine coveira, feminine plural coveiras)

  1. gravedigger (a person employed to dig graves)