janeiro

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See also: Janeiro

Old Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

janeiro m

  1. Alternative form of janeyro

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese janeiro, janeyro, from Vulgar Latin *jan(u)airu, *jenuārius, from Latin iānuārius, from the name of the god Iānus (Janus). Compare Spanish enero. Doublet of Januário.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ʒaˈne(j).ɾu/ [ʒaˈne(ɪ̯).ɾu]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ʒaˈne(j).ɾo/ [ʒaˈne(ɪ̯).ɾo]
 

  • Hyphenation: ja‧nei‧ro
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Noun[edit]

janeiro m (plural janeiros)

  1. January

Usage notes[edit]

In Brazilian Portuguese, the names of months were usually not capitalized. But in Portugal they were. The Portuguese Language Orthographic Agreement of 1990 abolished their capitalization.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:janeiro.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Kabuverdianu: janeru
  • Tetum: janeiru

See also[edit]