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Água

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese agua (water), from Latin aqua (water), from Proto-Italic *akʷā (water), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂ (water). Cognate with Galician auga, Spanish agua, Catalan aigua, Occitan aiga, French eau, Italian acqua and Romanian apă.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.ɡwɐ/
  • Hyphenation: á‧gua

NounEdit

água f (plural águas)

  1. water

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Angolar: awa
  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: iagu
  • Kabuverdianu: agu
  • Korlai Creole Portuguese: ag
  • Kristang: agu
  • Papiamentu: awa
  • Principense: awa
  • Sãotomense: awa
    • Annobonese: aua

Further readingEdit

  • água in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913