letrado

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese leterado, from Latin litterātus (learned; erudite).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

letrado (feminine letrada, masculine plural letrados, feminine plural letradas)

  1. literate (able to read, having literacy)
    Synonym: alfabetizado
    Antonym: analfabeto
  2. knowledgeable in literature; well-read
  3. learned, erudite
    Synonyms: culto, douto, erudito, instruído, sábio
    Antonym: inculto

Noun[edit]

letrado m (plural letrados, feminine letrada, feminine plural letradas)

  1. one who is able to read
    Antonym: analfabeto
  2. one who is knowledgeable in literature
    Synonym: literato
  3. one who is learned
    Synonyms: erudito, sábio
    Antonym: inculto

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin litterātus (learned; erudite).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /leˈtɾado/ [leˈt̪ɾa.ð̞o]
  • Rhymes: -ado
  • Syllabification: le‧tra‧do

Adjective[edit]

letrado (feminine letrada, masculine plural letrados, feminine plural letradas)

  1. educated; erudite

Noun[edit]

letrado m (plural letrados, feminine letrada, feminine plural letradas)

  1. (certified) lawyer

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