escudo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese escudo ‎(shield)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escudo ‎(plural escudos)

  1. The state currency formerly used in Portugal, divided into 100 centavos. The symbol is $.
  2. The currency formerly used in Chile and replaced by the Peso.
  3. The current currency of Cape Verde

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin scūtum.

Noun[edit]

escudo m ‎(plural escudos)

  1. shield
  2. escudo (former currency of Portugal)

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

escudo m ‎(plural escudi)

  1. escudo (all senses)

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Portuguese[edit]

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escudos (1)
escudos (3)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese escudo ‎(shield), from Latin scūtum ‎(shield), from Proto-Indo-European *skei- ‎(to cut, split), which is an extension of Proto-Indo-European *sek- ‎(to cut). The name of the currency comes from the heraldic shields on the coins.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /iʃ.ˈku.du/, [iʃ.ˈku.ðu]
  • Hyphenation: es‧cu‧do

Noun[edit]

escudo m (plural escudos)

  1. shield
  2. (heraldry) shield
  3. (historical, numismatics) escudo (obsolete Portuguese currency)

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /es.ˈku.do/, [es.ˈku.ðo]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish escudo, from Latin scūtum, from Proto-Indo-European *skei- ‎(to cut, split), an extension of *sek- ‎(to cut).

Noun[edit]

escudo m ‎(plural escudos)

  1. shield
  2. emblem
  3. coat of arms
  4. (geology) shield
  5. (numismatics) Any of several, mostly historical, currencies including the escudo, écu, and the scudo.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

escudo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of escudar.