mão

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

mão f (plural mãos)

  1. Alternative form of man

Further reading[edit]

mão - Dicionário Estraviz


Old Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin manus (hand), from Proto-Italic *manus, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mão f

  1. hand
    • Como hũa moller q̇ iogaua os dados en pulla lançou hũa pedra aa omagen de ſ[ant]a mari[a] por q̇ perdera ⁊ parou un angeo de pedra que y eſtava a mão ⁊ reçibiu o colpe.
      How a woman who was playing dice in Apulia threw a stone at the statue of Holy Mary because she had lost, and an angel of stone which was there reached out its hand and received the blow.

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: man, mao
  • Portuguese: mão, maõ
    • Kabuverdianu: mo

Portuguese[edit]

mão

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese mão (hand), from Latin manus (hand), from Proto-Italic *manus, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂-. Cognate with Galician man, Spanish mano, Catalan , Occitan man, French main, Italian mano and Romanian mână.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɐ̃w̃/, [ˈmɐ̃ʊ̯̃]

Noun[edit]

mão f (plural mãos)

  1. hand
  2. forefoot (either of the front feet of a quadruped)
  3. (card games) hand (a round of a card game)
  4. coat (a covering of material, such as paint)
    Synonym: demão
  5. (sports) leg (a single game or match played in a tournament or other sporting contest)
  6. (soccer) handball (football offence)
  7. (figuratively) hand (an instance of helping)
    Synonyms: ajuda, auxílio

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:mão.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Kabuverdianu: mo