almoço

See also: almôço

PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese almorço, from Latin admorsus or Vulgar Latin *admordium, in either case deriving from admordeō (I bite or gnaw at or into). Compare Spanish almuerzo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

almoço m (plural almoços)

  1. lunch (meal eaten at noon)

Usage notesEdit

The plural is metaphonic in Portugal, but not in Brazil.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Angolar: lomothu
  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: almos, almosu
  • Indo-Portuguese: almoça
  • Kabuverdianu: almusu
  • Principense: romosu
  • Tetum: almosu

VerbEdit

almoço

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of almoçar