desporto

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French desport, variant of deport (fun, amusement), from Latin deportāre, present active infinitive of deportō.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /desˈpoʁ.tu/, [desˈpoh.tu]
    • IPA(key): (São Paulo) /desˈpoɾ.tu/, [desˈpoɾ.tu]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /deʃˈpoʁ.tu/, [deʃˈpoχ.tu]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /dɨʃˈpoɾ.tu/, [dɨʃˈpoɾ.tu]

  • Hyphenation: des‧por‧to

Noun[edit]

desporto m (plural desportos)

  1. (Portugal) sport
    Synonym: (Brazil) esporte

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • desporto” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.