inchação

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin inflātiō, inflātiōnem, and therefore a doublet of inflação, a later borrowing. Equivalent to inchar +‎ -ção. Compare Spanish hinchazón, Italian enfiagione, dialectal French enflaison, archaic Romanian umflăciune.

Noun[edit]

inchação f (plural inchações)

  1. swelling
  2. bump
  3. pock
  4. tumor
  5. (figuratively) arrogance, vanity, pride

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