See also: idèia

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Noun edit

ideia f (plural ideies)

  1. (dialectal, proscribed) Alternative form of idea

Portuguese edit

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Latin idea, from Ancient Greek ἰδέα (idéa).

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Pronunciation edit

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /iˈdɛj.ɐ/ [iˈdɛɪ̯.ɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /iˈdɛj.a/ [iˈdɛɪ̯.a]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: i‧dei‧a

Noun edit

ideia f (plural ideias)

  1. idea (that which comes to mind)
  2. plan, project
    Que bom que alguém teve a ideia de criar um dicionário livre!
    How good that someone had the idea of creating a free dictionary!
  3. objective, conception or conviction that is based on something
    A ideia deste trabalho é facilitar o fluxo de conhecimento.
    The idea of this work is to facilitate the flow of knowledge.
  4. (in the plural) intellect, mind, group of convictions and opinions of somebody
    Não gosto das ideias deste seu novo amigo...
    I don't like the mind/opinions of my new friend...
  5. (Brazil) head
    Tomou uma pancada na ideia que chegou a ver estrelas.
    He took a blow to the head and came to see stars.
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Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit


  1. inflection of idear:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative