galardão

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese galardon, gualardon, cognate with Spanish galardón; ultimately from Proto-Germanic *wiþra (against) + *launą (reward), literally ‘back-payment’.[1] Confer Old French guerdon, Old High German widarlōn, Old English wiþerlēan.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɡɐ.lɐɾ.ðɐ̃w̃/
  • Hyphenation: ga‧lar‧dão

NounEdit

galardão m (plural galardões)

  1. reward
  2. prize

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