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See also: avo, AVO, avô, avo-, and -avo

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese avoo (grandfather), from Vulgar Latin *avoilu- < *aviōlus, diminutive of Latin avus (grandfather). Compare Asturian güelu, French aïeul, Portuguese avô, Spanish abuelo.

NounEdit

avó m (plural avós)

  1. grandfather

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese avoa (grandmother), from Vulgar Latin *avoila- (grandmother, root) < *aviōla, diminutive of Latin avia (grandmother), from avus (grandfather). Compare French aïeule, Galician avoa, Spanish abuela.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

avó f (plural avós) (masculine avô, masculine plural avôs)

  1. grandmother, female grandparent
    Antonym: avô

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