fevereiro

Old PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

fevereiro m

  1. Alternative form of fevreyro.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese fevereiro, fevreyro, febreyro, from Late Latin febrārius, from Latin februārius, from fēbruum (purification), via the purification ritual Fēbrua held on February 15 in the old Roman calendar.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /fɨ.vɨ.ˈɾɐj.ɾu/
  • Hyphenation: fe‧ve‧rei‧ro

NounEdit

fevereiro m (plural fevereiros)

  1. February

Usage notesEdit

In Portuguese, names of months are usually not capitalized.

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 16 April 2014, at 15:08