criança

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

criar (to raise) +‎ -ança

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

criança f (plural criances)

  1. upbringing

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Portuguese[edit]

crianças

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese criança, formed as criar (to raise) +‎ -ança, from Latin creō. Compare Spanish crianza and Medieval Latin creantia.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /kɾiˈɐ̃.sɐ/ [kɾɪˈɐ̃.sɐ], (faster pronunciation) /ˈkɾjɐ̃.sɐ/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /kɾiˈɐ̃.sa/ [kɾɪˈɐ̃.sa], (faster pronunciation) /ˈkɾjɐ̃.sa/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kɾiˈɐ̃.sɐ/, (faster pronunciation) /ˈkɾjɐ̃.sɐ/

  • (Northeast Brazil) IPA(key): /kɾiˈɐ̃.sa/
  • Rhymes: -ɐ̃sɐ
  • Hyphenation: cri‧an‧ça

Noun[edit]

criança f (plural crianças)

  1. child (young person)

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