Rio de Janeiro

See also: Río de Janeiro

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese Rio de Janeiro (River of January). The city was named after the Guanabara Bay (the word rio, which in modern Portuguese means "river", could also mean other water bodies such as bays in the 16th century) and the date it was discovered by Portuguese founders: January 1, 1502.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹiːəʊ dɪ ʒəˈnɪəɹəʊ/, /ˈɹiːəʊ de ʒəˈneəɹəʊ/

Proper nounEdit

Rio de Janeiro

  1. A state of the Southeast Region, Brazil. Capital: Rio de Janeiro.
  2. A municipality, the state capital of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; former capital of Brazil.

TranslationsEdit

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese Rio de Janeiro.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌʁiːo də ʒaˈneːʁo/
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Proper nounEdit

Rio de Janeiro n (proper noun, genitive Rio de Janeiros or (optionally with an article) Rio de Janeiro)

  1. A municipality, the state capital of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; former capital of Brazil
    Synonym: Rio
  2. A state of the Southeast Region, Brazil

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese Rio de Janeiro.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈri.o de ʒaˈnɛj.ro/

Proper nounEdit

Rio de Janeiro f

  1. A municipality, the state capital of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; former capital of Brazil.
    Synonym: Rio
  2. A state of the Southeast Region, Brazil

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

Rio de Janeiro

  1. Rōmaji transcription of リオデジャネイロ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of リオ・デ・ジャネイロ

PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese Rio de Janeiro.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Rio de Janeiro n

  1. Rio de Janeiro (a municipality, the state capital of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; former capital of Brazil)
  2. Rio de Janeiro (a state of the Southeast Region, Brazil)

Further readingEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally, river of January. The city was named after the Guanabara Bay (the word rio, which in modern Portuguese means "river", could also mean other water bodies such as bays in the 16th century) and the date it was discovered by Portuguese founders: January 1, 1502.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈʁi.u d͡ʒi ʒaˈne(j).ɾu/ [ˈhi.u d͡ʒi ʒaˈne(ɪ̯).ɾu], /ˈʁiw d͡ʒi ʒaˈne(j).ɾu/ [ˈhiʊ̯ d͡ʒi ʒaˈne(ɪ̯).ɾu]
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /ˈʁi.u d͡ʒi ʒaˈne(j).ɾu/ [ˈχi.u d͡ʒi ʒaˈne(ɪ̯).ɾu], /ˈʁiw d͡ʒi ʒaˈne(j).ɾu/ [ˈχiʊ̯ d͡ʒi ʒaˈne(ɪ̯).ɾu]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈʁi.u de ʒaˈne(j).ɾo/ [ˈhi.u de ʒaˈne(ɪ̯).ɾo], /ˈʁiw de ʒaˈne(j).ɾo/ [ˈhiʊ̯ de ʒaˈne(ɪ̯).ɾo]
 
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈʁi.u dɨ ʒɐˈnɐj.ɾu/ [ˈʁi.u ðɨ ʒɐˈnɐj.ɾu]
    • (Central Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈʁi.u dɨ ʒɐˈnej.ɾu/ [ˈʁi.u ðɨ ʒɐˈnej.ɾu]
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈʁi.u dɨ ʒɐˈne.ɾu/ [ˈʁi.u ðɨ ʒɐˈne.ɾu]

Proper nounEdit

Rio de Janeiro m

  1. Rio de Janeiro (a municipality, the state capital of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; former capital of Brazil)
    Synonym: Rio
  2. Rio de Janeiro (a state of the Southeast Region, Brazil)
    Synonym: RJ (abbreviation)

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Rio de Janeiro.

Related termsEdit