See also: brazil

EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Portuguese Brasil, from brasil (brazilwood), originally ‘red like an ember’, from brasa (ember), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *brasō (gleed, crackling coal), and -il (-ile, -like, -y) from Latin -īlis (adjective suffix).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /bɹə.ˈzɪl/, [-ˈzɪɫ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Bra‧zil
  • Rhymes: -ɪl

Proper nounEdit

Brazil

  1. A large Portuguese-speaking country in South America. Official name: Federative Republic of Brazil.
  2. A city, the county seat of Clay County, Indiana, United States.
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Etymology 2Edit

Reduced Anglicized form of Irish Ó Breasail (descendant of Breasal), a byname meaning "strife".

Proper nounEdit

Brazil (plural Brazils)

  1. A surname from Irish.
StatisticsEdit
  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Brazil is the 6373rd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 5343 individuals. Brazil is most common among White (70.19%) and Black/African American (20.4%) individuals.

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Proper nounEdit

Brazil m (definite Brazili)

  1. Brazil (a country in South America)

BretonEdit

Proper nounEdit

Brazil

  1. Brazil (a country in South America)

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Proper nounEdit

Brazil m

  1. Obsolete spelling of Brasil

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Brazil m (Cyrillic spelling Бразил)

  1. Brazil (a country in South America)