mineiro

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (Lisbon) /miˈnɐj.ɾu/, [miˈnɐɪ̯.ɾu]
  • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /miˈne(j).ɾu/, [miˈne(ɪ̯).ɾu]

  • Hyphenation: mi‧nei‧ro

Etymology 1Edit

From French minière, corresponding to mina +‎ -eiro.

NounEdit

mineiro m (plural mineiros, feminine mineira, feminine plural mineiras)

  1. miner (person who works in a mine)
  2. mine (excavation from which ore or minerals are taken)
SynonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mineiro m (feminine singular mineira, masculine plural mineiros, feminine plural mineiras, comparable)

  1. relating to mining
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Minas [Gerais] +‎ -eiro

NounEdit

mineiro m (plural mineiros, feminine mineira, feminine plural mineiras)

  1. a person from the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais

AdjectiveEdit

mineiro m (feminine singular mineira, masculine plural mineiros, feminine plural mineiras, comparable)

  1. of, from or relating to Minas Gerais