seio

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See also: Seiō

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese sẽo, from Latin sinus, compare Spanish seno and French sein. Ultimately of Proto-Indo-European origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈsej.u/, [ˈseɪ̯.u]
 
  • IPA(key): (Lisbon) /ˈsɐj.u/, [ˈsɐɪ̯.u]
  • IPA(key): (non-Lisbon Portugal) /ˈsej.u/, [ˈseɪ̯.u]

Noun[edit]

seio m (plural seios)

  1. breast, bosom
    Synonym: mama
  2. womb
  3. (figuratively) center, heart
  4. (anatomy) sinus
  5. (rare) chest
    Synonyms: peito, tórax
  6. (rare, geography) bay, gulf