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chaleira (1)
 
chaleira (2)

Etymology

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From chá (tea) +‎ -l- +‎ -eira.[1][2]

Pronunciation

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ʃaˈle(j).ɾɐ/ [ʃaˈle(ɪ̯).ɾɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ʃaˈle(j).ɾa/ [ʃaˈle(ɪ̯).ɾa]
 

Noun

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chaleira f (plural chaleiras)

  1. kettle; teakettle (vessel for boiling a liquid)
  2. Clipping of chaleira elétrica (electric kettle).
    Synonym: jarro elétrico

Derived terms

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