estória

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Extremaduran[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin historia.

Noun[edit]

estória f

  1. history

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin historia with influence of English story.

Noun[edit]

estória f (plural estórias)

  1. (chiefly proscribed) Alternative form of história; story (an account of real or fictional events)

Usage notes[edit]

The archaic form estória was proposed in 1919 by the Brazilian journalist João Ribeiro to avoid the confusion of the senses story (fictional account) and history in história but has never been widely adopted; its use is sometimes discouraged.[1]

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