solteiro

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese solteiro, solteyro, from Latin sōlitārius (lonely).

Adjective[edit]

solteiro m (feminine singular solteira, masculine plural solteiros, feminine plural solteiras)

  1. single
  2. unmarried
  3. celibate

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

solteiro m (plural solteiros, feminine solteira, feminine plural solteiras)

  1. bachelor

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese solteiro, solteyro, from Latin sōlitārius (lonely). Compare Spanish soltero, Catalan solter. See also the borrowed doublet solitário. Less likely from solto, from Latin solutus (unbound, released, free, at large).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

solteiro m (feminine singular solteira, masculine plural solteiros, feminine plural solteiras, comparable)

  1. single
  2. unmarried
  3. celibate

Noun[edit]

solteiro m (plural solteiros, feminine solteira, feminine plural solteiras)

  1. bachelor

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