ratazana

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Portuguese[edit]

ratazana

Etymology[edit]

From rata (female rat) +‎ -zana (forms irregular augmentatives).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -ɐnɐ, (Brazil) -ɐ̃nɐ
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ta‧za‧na

Noun[edit]

ratazana f (plural ratazanas)

  1. brown rat (Rattus norvegicus, a rodent)
    Synonyms: rato-castanho, rato-doméstico, rato-marrom
  2. (irregular) Augmentative of rata

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