centavo

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish or Portuguese.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sɛnˈtɑːvoʊ/
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NounEdit

centavo (plural centavos)

  1. Currency unit (hundredth of a peso) in Mexico
  2. A similar subdenomination of various other currencies.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cento (hundred) +‎ -avo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃenˈta.vo/
  • Hyphenation: cen‧ta‧vo

NounEdit

centavo m (plural centavi)

  1. centavo

AnagramsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cento (hundred) +‎ -avo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

centavo m (plural centavos)

  1. cent (a hundredth of several monetary units, including the Brazilian real, the Portuguese escudo, and the Mozambican metical)

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SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ciento (hundred) +‎ -avo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θenˈtabo/, [θẽn̪ˈt̪a.β̞o]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /senˈtabo/, [sẽn̪ˈt̪a.β̞o]
  • Hyphenation: cen‧ta‧vo

NounEdit

centavo m (plural centavos)

  1. cent (subunit of currency in US and other countries)
    Synonym: céntimo