arqueiro

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese arqueiro, from Late Latin arcārius, alteration of arcuārius (of bows), from Latin arcus (bow). Equivalent to arco +‎ -eiro.

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NounEdit

arqueiro m (plural arqueiros, feminine arqueira, feminine plural arqueiras)

  1. archer; bowman

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Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin arcārius, alteration of arcuārius (of bows), from Latin arcus (bow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arqueiro m (plural arqueiros, feminine arqueira, feminine plural arqueiras)

  1. archer; bowman

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DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: arqueiro
  • Portuguese: arqueiro

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese arqueiro, from Late Latin arcārius, alteration of arcuārius (of bows), from Latin arcus (bow). Corresponds to arco +‎ -eiro.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arqueiro m (plural arqueiros, feminine arqueira, feminine plural arqueiras)

  1. (military) archer; bowman (soldier armed with a bow)
    Synonyms: flecheiro, frecheiro, (all less common) seteiro
  2. (archery) archer (person who practices the sport of archery)
  3. (Brazil, soccer) goalkeeper (player who guards the goal)
    Synonyms: (Brazil, more common) goleiro, (Portugal) guarda-redes

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