estranho

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese estranno, from Latin extrāneus. Cognates include Spanish extraño, Catalan estrany, French étrange and Italian strano.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /(i)ʃ.ˈtɾɐ.ɲu/
  • Hyphenation: es‧tra‧nho

Adjective[edit]

estranho m (feminine singular estranha, masculine plural estranhos, feminine plural estranhas, comparable)

  1. odd; strange (not normal)
    Esse animal é muito estranho.
    This animal is very strange.
    Synonyms: bizarro, esquisito
    Antonyms: normal
  2. (especially of people) unknown; unfamiliar (not known or familiar)
    Proibida a entrada de pessoas estranhas.
    The entry of unknown persons is prohibited.
    Synonyms: desconhecido
    Antonyms: conhecido

Inflection[edit]

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:estranho.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

estranho m (plural estranhos, feminine estranha, feminine plural estranhas)

  1. stranger (unknown person)
    Toda criança sabe que não se deve falar com estranhos.
    Every child knows that one should not talk to strangers.

Verb[edit]

estranho

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of estranhar