See also: chůva

PortugueseEdit

 
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chuva

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese chuvia (rain), from Latin pluvia (rain), from pluvius (rainy), from pluit (it is raining), from Proto-Indo-European. Cognate with Galician chuvia, Spanish lluvia, Catalan pluja, Occitan pluèja, French pluie, Italian pioggia and Romanian ploaie.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈʃu.vɐ/
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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈʃu.vɐ/, [ˈʃu.və]
  • Hyphenation: chu‧va

NounEdit

chuva f (plural chuvas)

  1. rain

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: tcuba
  • Kabuverdianu: tchuva, txuba, txuva