terremoto

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin terraemotus.

Noun[edit]

terremoto m (plural terremotos)

  1. earthquake
    Synonyms: sismo, terramoto

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin terraemotus, possibly a borrowing. Cf. tremuoto, the form that Dante used, which was inherited[1][2].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɛr.rɛ.ˈmɔ.tɔ/, /ter.re.ˈmɔ.to/
  • Hyphenation: ter‧re‧mò‧to

Noun[edit]

terremoto m (plural terremoti)

  1. (geology) earthquake, quake
    Synonym: sisma
  2. (figuratively) havoc, chaos, uproar

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin terraemotus, from terrae (earth) +‎ mōtus (movement).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

terremoto m (plural terremotos)

  1. (Brazil, seismology) earthquake
    Synonyms: abalo, abalo sísmico, sismo, tremor, tremor de terra
    Coordinate term: maremoto

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian terremoto, or borrowed from Latin terraemotus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tereˈmoto/, [t̪ereˈmot̪o]

Noun[edit]

terremoto m (plural terremotos)

  1. earthquake
    Synonyms: seísmo, sismo, temblor de tierra, temblor