pão

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See also: pao, páo, paó, pào, pāo, pǎo, and pa'o

Portuguese[edit]

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Diversos pães - Different breads

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pan, from Latin pānem, accusative singular form of pānis, possibly from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *peh₂- (to feed, graze). (compare Catalan pa, French pain, Galician pan, Italian pane, Romanian pâine, Spanish pan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pão m (plural pães)

  1. bread
  2. (figuratively) food, sustenance
  3. (colloquial) an attractive and elegant boy

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:pão.

Descendants[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • (attractive boy): It is now considered outdated slang in Brazil, though perfectly understandable.

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