filho

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Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fīlius.

Noun[edit]

filho ‎(plural filhos, feminine filha, feminine plural filhas)

  1. son

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • fío (eye dialect, Caipira)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese fillo ‎(son), from Latin fīlius ‎(son), from Old Latin fīlios ‎(son), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁y-li-os ‎(sucker), a derivation from the verbal root *dʰeh₁(y)- ‎(to suck).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

filho m (plural filhos, feminine filha, feminine plural filhas)

  1. son (male offspring)
  2. child (offspring of any sex)
  3. (informal) son (term of address for a younger male)
  4. (somewhat poetic) son; child (any descendant)
  5. child (any person or thing heavily influenced by something else)
  6. (graph theory) child (a node, of a tree, that has a parent node)

Usage notes[edit]

Usually used in reference to humans, while the offspring of an animal is more often called filhote.

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