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See also: rodizio



From Vulgar Latin *roticinus (wheel-shaped).


  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ʁoˈd͡ʒi.zi.u/ [hoˈd͡ʒi.zɪ.u], (faster pronunciation) /ʁoˈd͡ʒi.zju/ [hoˈd͡ʒi.zju]
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /ʁoˈd͡ʒi.zi.u/ [χoˈd͡ʒi.zɪ.u], (faster pronunciation) /ʁoˈd͡ʒi.zju/ [χoˈd͡ʒi.zju]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ʁoˈd͡ʒi.zi.o/ [hoˈd͡ʒi.zɪ.o], (faster pronunciation) /ʁoˈd͡ʒi.zjo/ [hoˈd͡ʒi.zjo]

  • Hyphenation: ro‧dí‧zi‧o


rodízio m (plural rodízios)

  1. tirl (a substitute for a trundle wheel or lantern wheel in a mill)
  2. caster (a wheeled assembly attached to a larger object at its base to facilitate rolling)
    O rodízio da cadeira de escritório está com defeito.The office chair caster is malfunctioning.
  3. an all-you-can-eat system in restaurants where several dishes are served in succession
    Rodízio de sushi.Sushi all-you-can-eat service
  4. (Brazil, transport) road space rationing; driving restriction
    Veículos com placas de final 3 e 4 não podem circular às terças durante o rodízio.Vehicles with license plates ending in 3 and 4 can't circulate on Tuesdays during the driving restriction.