prisioneiro

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Portuguese[edit]

prisioneiros

Etymology[edit]

From French prisonnier (prisoner), from prison (prison), from Old French prison, from Latin prehensiō (seizing), from prehendō (I seize).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌpɾi.zi.o.ˈne(j).ɾu/, /ˌpɾi.zjo.ˈne(j).ɾu/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌpɾi.zi.o.ˈne(j).ɾo/, /ˌpɾi.zjo.ˈne(j).ɾo/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /pɾi.zju.ˈnɐj.ɾu/
  • Hyphenation: pri‧si‧o‧nei‧ro

Noun[edit]

prisioneiro m (plural prisioneiros, feminine prisioneira, feminine plural prisioneiras)

  1. prisoner (person incarcerated in a prison)
  2. (figuratively) prisoner (any person held against his or her will)

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