trovão

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See also: trovaõ

Portuguese[edit]

Trovões

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Etymology[edit]

Metathetical alteration of Old Portuguese torvon (possibly influenced by troar (to thunder)), from Vulgar Latin *turbōnem (whirlwind), accusative of Latin turbō, turbinem, with altered declension. Compare Galician trebón, Spanish turbión (archaic or dialectal turbón). Doublet of turbina, from ultimately the same Latin root, through French.

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Noun[edit]

trovão m (plural trovões)

  1. thunder (the sound caused by the discharge of atmospheric electrical charge)
  2. thunder (sound resembling thunder)

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