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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese madrỹa, from a Vulgar Latin root *matrīna, from Latin mater. Compare French marraine, Italian and Spanish madrina, Occitan mairina.

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NounEdit

madrinha f (plural madrinhas)

  1. godmother

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Further readingEdit

  • madrinha” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.