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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese muller, moller, from Latin mulier, mulierem (woman; wife).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /muˈʎɛɾ/, /muˈʎɛʁ/
  • Hyphenation: mu‧lher

NounEdit

mulher f (plural mulheres)

  1. woman (adult female human)
    Aquela mulher lê um livro.
    That woman reads a book.
  2. (with possessive pronoun, the preposition de, or in the vocative) wife (married woman)
    Minha mulher não está aqui.
    My wife isn’t here.
    A mulher do João não está aqui.
    John’s wife isn’t here.
    Mulher, vem cá.
    Come here, my wife.
  3. (uncountable) womankind (women, taken collectively)
    A mulher tem o direito de votar.
    Womankind has the right to vote.

QuotationsEdit

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

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Kabuverdianu: mudjér

AdjectiveEdit

mulher m or f (plural mulheres, comparable)

  1. (derogatory, of a man) pansy; wimpy; effeminate

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