português

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See also: portugués and portuguès

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese portuguees, portugaes, from Late Latin portucalensis, from Latin Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto. See Portugal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /puɾtuˈɣeʃ/
  • (Brazil)ː
    • (Caipira) IPA(key): /poɹtuˈɡejs/
    • (Carioca) IPA(key): /poxtuˈɡejʃ/
    • (Nordestino) IPA(key): /pɔhtuˈɡejs/, /pɔhtuˈɡejʃ/, /puhtuˈɡejs/, /puʈuˈɡejs/
    • (Paulista) IPA(key): /poɾtuˈɡes/
    • Hyphenation: por‧tu‧guês

Adjective[edit]

português m (feminine singular portuguesa, masculine plural portugueses, feminine plural portuguesas, not comparable)

  1. Portuguese

Noun[edit]

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

  1. Portuguese person
  2. Portuguese language

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