natureza

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From natura +‎ -eza, from Old Galician and Old Portuguese natureza. Cognate of Portuguese natureza; also compare Spanish naturaleza.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

natureza f (plural naturezas)

  1. nature (which exists)
    Synonym: mundo
  2. nature (natural world)
  3. nature, essence
    • 1295, R. Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 264:
      mentre Castella et Leõ et Nauarra erã corrudas et maltreitas dos mouros, vẽo hũu caualeiro do condado de Bigora, que de sua natureza era muy vsado en armas et en caualaria, et era muy afamado ende.
      while Castille and Leon and Navarre were raided and battered by the Moors, a knight came from the county of Bigorre, which is in its nature very able in weapons and cavalry, and who was very famous there
    Synonyms: carácter, caste

References[edit]

  • natureza” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • nature” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • natureza” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • natureza” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From natura +‎ -eza, from Old Portuguese natureza. Cognate of Galician natureza. Compare Spanish naturaleza.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /nɐ.tu.ˈɾe.zɐ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /na.tu.ˈɾe.zɐ/, [n̪ɐ.t̪ʊ.ˈɾe.z̻ə]
  • Hyphenation: na‧tu‧re‧za

Noun[edit]

natureza f (plural naturezas)

  1. nature (natural world)
    O Homem pertence à natureza.
    Man belongs to nature.
  2. nature, character, distinguishing features
    Ele não se consegue controlar; é a sua natureza.
    He can't control himself; it's his nature.

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