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Old PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

janeiro m

  1. Alternative form of janeyro

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese janeiro, janeyro, from Vulgar Latin *jan(u)airu, *jenuarius, from Latin iānuārius, from the name of the god Iānus (Janus). Compare Spanish enero.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

janeiro m (plural janeiros)

  1. January

Usage notesEdit

In Brazilian Portuguese, the names of months were usually not capitalized. But in Portugal they were. The Portuguese Language Orthographic Agreement of 1990 abolished their capitalization.

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:janeiro.

DescendantsEdit

  • Kabuverdianu: janeru
  • Tetum: janeiru

See alsoEdit