See also: legionario

Portuguese

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin legiōnārius (legionary). By surface analysis, legião +‎ -ário.

Pronunciation

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /le.ʒi.oˈna.ɾi.u/ [le.ʒɪ.oˈna.ɾɪ.u], (faster pronunciation) /le.ʒjoˈna.ɾju/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /le.ʒi.oˈna.ɾi.o/ [le.ʒɪ.oˈna.ɾɪ.o], (faster pronunciation) /le.ʒjoˈna.ɾjo/

  • Hyphenation: le‧gi‧o‧ná‧ri‧o

Noun

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legionário m (plural legionários, feminine legionária, feminine plural legionárias)

  1. (military, Ancient Rome) legionary (soldier in a Roman legion)
  2. (military) legionnaire (soldier in the French Foreign Legion)

Hyponyms

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Adjective

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legionário (feminine legionária, masculine plural legionários, feminine plural legionárias, not comparable)

  1. (military) legionary (relating to a legion)