geral

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Gayo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

geral

  1. name

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese gẽeral, from Latin generālis (general).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ʒeˈɾaw/, [ʒeˈɾaʊ̯]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ʒɨˈɾal/, [ʒɨˈɾaɫ]

  • Hyphenation: ge‧ral
  • Rhymes: -al, -aw

Adjective[edit]

geral m or f (plural gerais, comparable)

  1. general
    1. not specific or particular
      Synonym: genérico
      Antonyms: específico, particular
    2. widespread
      Synonyms: comum, universal
      Antonym: incomum
    3. (military, politics) having supreme rank
      governador-geral
      governor-general

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

geral m (plural gerais)

  1. majority
    Synonym: maioria
  2. leader of a religious order
  3. the cheapest seats of a stage

Related terms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

geral

  1. (Brazil, slang) everyone, everybody (or at least the majority of a group)
    Geral tá contra isso.Everybody is against that.
    Synonym: todo mundo

Adverb[edit]

geral (not comparable)

  1. (Brazil, slang) all around; everywhere (often or constantly and in many places)
    Tem gente morrendo geral!There are people dying everywhere!