jangada

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malayalam [script needed] (changadam),[1] from Sanskrit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jangada f (plural jangadas)

  1. raft (flat, makeship watercraft)
    Synonym: balsa

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ jangada” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. [em linha]. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003-2020.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese jangada.

Noun[edit]

jangada f (plural jangadas)

  1. A kind of sailing raft found in northern Brazil