excelente

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin excellentem.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
 
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /ɐjʃ.sɨˈlẽ.t(ɨ)/, (natural pronunciation) /ɐj.ʃɨˈlẽ.t(ɨ)/
    • (Central Portugal) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /ejʃ.sɨˈlẽ.t(ɨ)/, (natural pronunciation) /ej.ʃɨˈlẽ.t(ɨ)/
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /eʃ.sɨˈlẽ.t(ɨ)/, (natural pronunciation) /e.ʃɨˈlẽ.t(ɨ)/

  • (Nordestino) IPA(key): /ɛ.sɛ.ˈlẽ.tɪ/, /i.sɛ.ˈlẽ.tɪ/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧ce‧len‧te

Adjective[edit]

excelente m or f (plural excelentes)

  1. excellent

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin excellēns. Cognate with English excellent.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /eɡsθeˈlente/ [eɣ̞s.θeˈlẽn̪.t̪e]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /eɡseˈlente/ [eɣ̞.seˈlẽn̪.t̪e]
  • Rhymes: -ente
  • Hyphenation: ex‧ce‧len‧te

Adjective[edit]

excelente (plural excelentes, superlative excelentísimo)

  1. excellent, brilliant, superb
  2. copacetic (US slang)
  3. tiptop, topnotch, top notch

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