pobreza

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See also: pobrêza

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pobreza, from pobre (poor) + -eza (-ness; -ity), from Latin pauper (poor), from *pavo-pars (getting little), from Proto-Indo-European *pau- (smallness).

Noun[edit]

pobreza f (plural pobrezas)

  1. poverty
    Antonym: riqueza

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pobreza, from pobre (poor) + -eza (-ness; -ity), from Latin pauper (poor), from *pavo-pars (getting little), from Proto-Indo-European *pau- (smallness).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /po.ˈbɾe.za/, /po.ˈbɾe.zɐ/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /pu.ˈβɾe.zɐ/
  • Hyphenation: po‧bre‧za
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Noun[edit]

pobreza f (plural pobrezas)

  1. (uncountable) poverty (quality or state of being poor)
  2. a lack; a deficiency

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Further reading[edit]

  • pobreza” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pobre +‎ -eza

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /poˈbɾeθa/, [poˈβɾeθa]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /poˈbɾesa/, [poˈβɾesa]
  • Hyphenation: po‧bre‧za

Noun[edit]

pobreza f (plural pobrezas)

  1. poverty
    Antonym: riqueza

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]