gosto

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese gosto, from Latin gustus, from Proto-Italic *gustus, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵéwstus.

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Noun[edit]

gosto m (plural gostos)

  1. taste (one of the five senses)
    Visão, audição, olfato, gosto e tato.
    Sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch.
  2. taste, flavour (a sensation produced by the tongue)
    A comida tem um gosto azedo.
    The food has a bitter taste.
  3. taste (a person's implicit set of preferences, especially esthetic)
    Tens um bom gosto musical.
    You have good taste in music.
    Gostos não se discutem.
    There's no accounting for taste.
  4. pleasure, enjoyment
    Muito gosto em conhecê-lo.
    Pleased to meet you.
  5. fancy
    Ela tomou o gosto pela dança.
    She took a fancy to dancing.
Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:gosto.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin gustō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gosto

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of gostar
    • 2000, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e o Cálice de Fogo, Rocco, page 71:
      Gosto de sentir uma brisa saudável nas minhas partes, obrigado.
      I like to feel a healthy breeze on my parts, thank you.
Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:gosto.