tesouro

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese tesouro, from Latin thēsaurus (treasure; hoard), from Ancient Greek θησαυρός (thēsauros, storehouse; treasure).

NounEdit

tesouro m (plural tesouros)

  1. treasure (collection of valuable things)
  2. treasure (anything greatly valued)
  3. (government, often capitalized) Treasury (department responsible for management of public revenue)

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • tesouro público

Related termsEdit

  • tesouraría
  • tesoureiro

PortugueseEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese tesouro, from Latin thēsaurus (treasure; hoard), from Ancient Greek θησαυρός (thēsauros, storehouse; treasure).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tesouro m (plural tesouros)

  1. treasure (collection of valuable things)
  2. (government) Treasury (department responsible for management of public revenue)
  3. treasure (any single thing that one values greatly)
  4. treasure (a term of endearment)
    Vamos tesouro, não se junte com essa gentalha.
    Let’s go treasure, and don’t socialise with this rabble.
  5. (lexicography) a reference work where terms are grouped together according to their subject

SynonymsEdit

  • (Treasury): erário, fazenda
  • (a type of reference work): dicionário de ideias afins, tesauro

Related termsEdit

  • tesouraria
  • tesoureiro
Last modified on 17 February 2014, at 00:37