crioulo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese

Noun[edit]

crioulo ‎(plural crioulos)

  1. A native horse of South America, known for its speed and endurance.

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From cria.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crioulo m ‎(feminine singular crioula, masculine plural crioulos, feminine plural crioulas, comparable)

  1. (historical) Creole (of mixed indigenous and colonial (European) descent)
  2. Creole (pertaining to or characteristic of someone who is a Creole)
    Eu adoro música crioula.
    I love Creole music.

Noun[edit]

crioulo m (plural crioulos, feminine crioula, feminine plural crioulas)

  1. (historical) criollo (a descendant of white European settlers who is born in a colonized country)
  2. (historical) a slave born in in the house of his master
  3. Creole (anyone with mixed ancestry born in a country colonized by white Europeans)
  4. (Brazil, pejorative, offensive) nigger (a Brazilian with African ancestry)
  5. crioulo (horse)
  6. Creole language
    Crioulos de base portuguesa.
    Portuguese-based Creole languages.
  7. (uncountable) Cape Verdean Creole; Crioulo

Descendants[edit]