vocabulário

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Late Latin vocabularium, corresponding to vocábulo +‎ -ário.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vocabulário m (plural vocabulários)

  1. vocabulary (set of words used by an individual)
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 135:
      [...] seu vocabulário tinha apenas cinco palavras [...]
      [...] his vocabulary had only five words [...]
  2. vocabulary; lexicon; terminology (set of words used in a particular field)
    Synonyms: terminologia
  3. vocabulary; wordlist (a document containing a list of words, especially one with less information than a dictionary)
    Synonyms: glossário, elucidário
  4. (linguistics) vocabulary; lexicon (the words of a language)
    Synonyms: léxico
  5. (informal) language (insults and vulgarities)
    Olha o vocabulário, menininho!
    Watch the language, little boy!
    Synonyms: palavreado