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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese dĩeiro (a coin of little value), from Latin dēnārius (small Roman silver coin).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /diˈɲɐjɾu/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /d͡ʒiˈɲejɾu/
    • (Northeast Brazil) IPA(key): [dĩˈj̃e(j)ɾʊ̥], [ˈdj̃e(j)ɾʊ̥]
  • Hyphenation: di‧nhei‧ro

NounEdit

dinheiro m (plural dinheiros)

  1. (uncountable) money (means of exchange and measure of value)
  2. a coin used from the 12th to the 15th century in Portugal

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