quiçá

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See also: quica, quiça, and quiçà

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese quiça, quiçai, from Vulgar Latin qui sapit (who knows), possibly via Old Spanish quiçab. Cognate with Galician and Spanish quizá and Italian chissà.

Doublet of quem sabe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: qui‧çá

Adverb[edit]

quiçá

  1. (somewhat archaic in Brazil) perhaps
    Synonym: talvez