tão

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese tan, from Latin tam (so).

Alternative forms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tão (not comparable)

  1. so (to a great extent)
    Isso* é tão fácil...
    This* is so easy...
    Aquele pássaro voa tão rápido.
    That bird flies so fast.

Isso is, in proper grammar, a word for "that," but it is easier to say than "isto," the proper word for "this."*

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:tão.

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tão … quanto (not comparable)

  1. asas
    Minha casa é tão grande quanto a tua.
    My house is as big as yours.
Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:tão.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tão

  1. (Brazil) Eye dialect spelling of estão.
Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:tão.