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EtymologyEdit

From alongar (to lengthen) +‎ -mento.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐ.lõ.ɡɐ.ˈmẽ.tu/
  • Hyphenation: a‧lon‧ga‧men‧to

NounEdit

alongamento m (plural alongamentos)

  1. an instance of lengthening (making or becoming longer)
  2. stretching (form of physical exercise)
  3. (phonetics) lengthening (sound change in which a phoneme becomes long)
  4. allonge (slip of paper attached to a document that is out of space)

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