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See also: portugués and portuguès


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From Old Galician-Portuguese portuguees, portugaes, from Late Latin portucalēnsis, also portucensis, from Latin Portucale < Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto. See Portugal.



  • (Caipira) IPA(key): /poɹtuˈɡe(j)s/
  • (Nordestino) IPA(key): /pɔhtuˈɡejs/, /pɔhtuˈɡejʃ/, /puhtuˈɡejs/, /puʈuˈɡejs/
  • Rhymes: (Brazil) -es, (Brazil, with intrusive j) -ejs, (Portugal, Rio de Janeiro) -eʃ
  • Hyphenation: por‧tu‧guês
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português (feminine portuguesa, masculine plural portugueses, feminine plural portuguesas, not comparable)

  1. Portuguese (of or relating to the region of Portugal)
  2. Portuguese (of or relating to the people of Portugal)
  3. Portuguese (of or relating to the Portuguese language)

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português m (plural portugueses, feminine portuguesa, feminine plural portuguesas)

  1. Portuguese (person native to Portugal)

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português m (usually uncountable, plural portugueses)

  1. Portuguese language

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  • English: Portuguese
  • Spanish: portugués