eufemismo

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See also: eŭfemismo

Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

eufemismo m (plural eufemismos)

  1. euphemism

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek εὐφημισμός (euphēmismós), from εὐφημίζω (euphēmízō), from εὔφημος (eúphēmos, uttering sound of good omen, abstaining from inauspicious words), from εὖ (, well) + φήμη (phḗmē, a voice, a prophetic voice, rumor, talk), from φάναι (phánai, to speak, say).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ew.feˈmi.zmo/
  • Rhymes: -izmo
  • Hyphenation: eu‧fe‧mì‧smo

Noun[edit]

eufemismo m (plural eufemismi)

  1. euphemism
    Antonym: disfemismo

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • eufemismo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French euphémisme (euphemism), from Late Latin euphemismos, from Ancient Greek εὐφημισμός (euphēmismós).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: eu‧fe‧mis‧mo

Noun[edit]

eufemismo m (plural eufemismos)

  1. euphemism
    Antonym: disfemismo

Further reading[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

eufemismo m (plural eufemismos)

  1. euphemism
    Antonym: disfemismo

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]