praia

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See also: Praia

Galician[edit]

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 praia on Galician Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese praya, from Late Latin plagia, from Latin plaga (tract, region).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

praia f (plural praias)

  1. beach (shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly)

Further reading[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese praya, from Late Latin plagia,[1][2] from Latin plaga (tract, region).[3]

Cognate with Galician praia, Spanish playa, Catalan platja, Occitan plaja, French plage and Italian spiaggia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -ajɐ
  • Hyphenation: prai‧a

Noun[edit]

praia f (plural praias)

  1. beach (shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly)

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Hunsrik: Praia

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ praia” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2022.
  2. ^ praia” in iDicionário Aulete.
  3. ^ praia” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.