jovem

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin iuvenem, juvenem, accusative of iuvenis (young), from Proto-Italic *juwenis, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yuh₁en- (young). Possibly a semi-learned term, as with Spanish joven. Cf. also moço.

Compare Galician xove, Spanish joven, Catalan jove, Occitan jove, French jeune, Italian giovane and Romanian june.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈʒɔ.vɐ̃j̃/, /ˈʒɔ.vẽj̃/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈʒɔ.vẽj̃/, [ˈʒɔ.vẽ̞ɪ̯̃]
  • Hyphenation: jo‧vem

Adjective[edit]

jovem (plural jovens, comparable)

  1. young, youthful
    Minhas tias são jovens.
    My aunts are young.
    Synonym: novo

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Noun[edit]

jovem m, f (plural jovens)

  1. youngster (young person)