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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese galinna, galỹa (hen), from Latin gallīna (hen), from gallus (rooster).

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NounEdit

galinha f (plural galinhas)

  1. hen
  2. (slang, pejorative) a woman who is almost never single

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AdjectiveEdit

galinha m, f (plural galinhas, comparable)

  1. (of a woman) who is virtually always seen with a partner