See also: pao, pāo, páo, pǎo, and pào

PortugueseEdit

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Diversos pães - Different breads

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese pan, from Latin pānem, accusative singular form of pānis. (cf. Catalan pa, French pain, Galician pan, Italian pane, Romanian pâine, Spanish pan).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɐ̃w̃/
  • Hyphenation: pão

NounEdit

pão m (plural pães)

  1. bread
  2. (figuratively) food, sustenance
  3. (colloquial) an attractive and elegant boy

DescendantsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • (attractive boy): It is now considered outdated slang in Brazil, though perfectly understandable.

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 17 February 2014, at 00:16