See also: chavó and ćhavo

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish ochavo.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃa.vu/, [ˈʃa.vu]

  • Hyphenation: cha‧vo

NounEdit

chavo m (plural chavos)

  1. small coin (small amount of money)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ chavo” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.
  2. ^ chavo” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

RomaniEdit

NounEdit

chavo m (plural chave)

  1. Alternative form of ćhavo

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃabo/, [ˈt͡ʃa.β̞o]

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of ochavo

NounEdit

chavo m (plural chavos)

  1. (colloquial) ochavo (former currency of Spain made of copper)
  2. (colloquial, Cuba) centavo (subunit of the Cuban peso)
  3. (colloquial, Puerto Rico) centavo (subunit of the Puerto Rican dollar)
  4. (colloquial, Puerto Rico) cent (subunit of the US dollar)
  5. (colloquial, Puerto Rico) penny, cash, dough

Etymology 2Edit

From Caló chavó.

NounEdit

chavo m (plural chavos, feminine chava, feminine plural chavas)

  1. (Mexico) boy, kid
    Synonym: chaval
  2. (Mexico, slang) guy (usually in his 20's)
    Synonym: chaval
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