PortugueseEdit

 
ouros

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Plural of ouro (gold). Originally the suit was represented by gold coins. Eventually the design changed to that of a lozenge, but the name was kept.

PronunciationEdit

 
 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈo(w).ɾuʃ/, [ˈo(w).ɾuʃ]
    • IPA(key): (Southern Portugal) /ˈo.ɾuʃ/, [ˈo.ɾuʃ]

NounEdit

ouros m or m pl (sometimes plural only, in variation, invariable)

  1. (card games) diamonds (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol )

Coordinate termsEdit

Suits in Portuguese · naipes (see also: baralho) (layout · text)
       
copas ouros espadas paus

DescendantsEdit

  • Swahili: uru

NounEdit

ouros m

  1. plural of ouro