PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From nego.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

negão m (plural negões, feminine negona, feminine plural negonas)

  1. Augmentative of nego
  2. (Brazil, sometimes euphemistic) a black man (especially a dark-skinned one)
    Aquele negão ali perguntou por vocêThat black guy there asked for you.
  3. (Brazil, endearing) a black man (regardless of skin tone)
    E aí, negão! Quer ir tomar uma?[to a black friend] What's up, my man! Wanna have some drinks?
  4. (Brazil, derogatory, offensive, ethnic slur, vulgar) black; negro