fósforo

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See also: fosforo, fòsforo, and fosforò

Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin phōsphorus, from Ancient Greek φωσφόρος (phōsphóros, torchbearer, light bearer), from φῶς (phôs, light) + φέρω (phérō, I carry, bear, bring).

Noun[edit]

fósforo m (uncountable)

  1. phosphorus
  2. match
    Synonyms: misto, lumieira

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin phōsphorus, from Ancient Greek φωσφόρος (phōsphóros, torchbearer, light bearer), from φῶς (phôs, light) + φέρω (phérō, I carry, bear, bring).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil including São Paulo) /ˈfɔs.fo.ɾu/, [ˈfɔs.fo.ɾu]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /ˈfɔʃ.fo.ɾu/, [ˈfɔʃ.fo.ɾu]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈfɔʃ.fu.ɾu/, [ˈfɔʃ.fu.ɾu]

  • Hyphenation: fós‧fo‧ro

Noun[edit]

fósforo m (plural fósforos)

  1. match (device to make fire)
  2. (chemistry, uncountable) phosphorus
  3. an atom of phosphorus

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Spanish[edit]

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Chemical element
P
Previous: silicio (Si)
Next: azufre (S)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin phōsphorus, from Ancient Greek φωσφόρος (phōsphóros, torchbearer, light bearer), from φῶς (phôs, light) + φέρω (phérō, to carry, bear, bring). Compare Sicilian pòspuru.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfosfoɾo/, [ˈfos.fo.ɾo]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

fósforo m (plural fósforos)

  1. match, matchstick
    Synonyms: cerilla, (Mexico) cerillo, (regional, Spain) misto, (regional, Spain) mixto
  2. phosphorus

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