ruína

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See also: ruina, ruiná, and ruină

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese ruyna, from Latin ruīna (ruins; debris), from ruō (I collapse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ruína f (plural ruínas)

  1. ruin (construction withered by time)
    Synonym: destroços
  2. the process of becoming ruined
    Synonyms: arruinação, arruinamento, ruinação
  3. the process of becoming financially ruined
    Synonyms: arruinamento, destruição, devastação, falência
  4. (uncountable) ruin (the state of being a ruin, destroyed or decayed)
  5. ruin (something which leads to serious troubles)

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