grafite

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

grafite f (plural grafiti)

  1. graphite

AnagramsEdit


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ɡɾaˈfi.tʃi/
  • Hyphenation: gra‧fi‧te

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French graphite, from German Graphit, from Ancient Greek γράφω (gráphō, I write).

NounEdit

grafite f (plural grafites)

  1. graphite
  2. lead (of a pencil)
    Synonym: mina
  3. (Bahia) mechanical pencil
    Synonym: lapiseira
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Italian graffiti, plural of graffito.

NounEdit

grafite f (plural grafites)

  1. (Brazil) graffiti
Usage notesEdit

The word grafite usually means artistic graffiti, whereas pichação is used for vandalistic or illegal graffiti.

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Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

grafite

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of grafitar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of grafitar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of grafitar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of grafitar

TarantinoEdit

NounEdit

grafite

  1. graphite