See also: cifraõ

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cifrão (dollar sign)
cifrão (symbol used for various currencies of Portuguese-speaking countries)

Etymology 1 edit

From cifra (cipher) +‎ -ão (augmentative suffix).

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Pronunciation edit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɐ̃w̃
  • Hyphenation: ci‧frão

Noun edit

cifrão m (plural cifrões)

  1. dollar sign (the symbol $, used to represent the dollar and the peso)
  2. a symbol similar to $, but with two vertical strokes, used to represent various currencies of Portuguese-speaking countries
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Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

See cifram.

Verb edit


  1. (obsolete) Pre-reform spelling (until Brazil 1943/Portugal 1911) of cifram, now a common misspelling.