ligação

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned borrowing from Late Latin ligatio, ligationem, derived from Latin ligare (to bind). Equivalent to ligar +‎ -ção. Compare Galician and Spanish ligazón, French liaison.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /liɣɐˈsɐ̃w̃/
  • Hyphenation: li‧ga‧ção

Noun[edit]

ligação f (plural ligações)

  1. link
  2. connection
  3. (Portugal, Internet) hyperlink, weblink
  4. call (telephone conversation)

Usage notes[edit]

In Brazil, for the sense "hyperlink, weblink", these English terms or "link" is preferred.

Related terms[edit]