See also: brazil

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EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese Brasil, from brasil (brazilwood), originally ‘red like an ember’, from brasa (ember), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *brasō (gleed, crackling coal).

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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AlbanianEdit

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Brazil m (definite Brazili)

  1. Brazil (a country in South America)

BretonEdit

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Brazil

  1. Brazil (a country in South America)

PortugueseEdit

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Brazil m

  1. Obsolete spelling of Brasil

Serbo-CroatianEdit

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Brazil m (Cyrillic spelling Бразил)

  1. Brazil (a country in South America)