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cavaquinho

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EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese cavaquinho (cavaquinho), from the diminutive of cavaco (fragment of wood).

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NounEdit

cavaquinho (plural cavaquinhos)

  1. A small string instrument of the European guitar family with four wire or gut strings.

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PortugueseEdit

cavaquinhos

EtymologyEdit

Cavaco (fragment of wood) +‎ -inho.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cavaquinho m (plural cavaquinhos)

  1. Diminutive of cavaco
  2. (music) cavaquinho (small string instrument of the European guitar family)

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