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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese suffre (with the prefix en-), from Latin sulfur, sulphur, suphure, from Proto-Indo-European *swelplos, from the root *swel- (to burn, smoulder). Compare Galician xofre, Spanish azufre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ẽjˈʃo.fɾi/
  • Hyphenation: en‧xô‧fre

NounEdit

enxofre m (uncountable)

  1. sulphur, sulfur

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Further readingEdit

  • enxofre” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.