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palavra

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palavra f (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling פאלאברה, plural palavras)

  1. word

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EtymologyEdit

From earlier paravla, from Vulgar Latin parabola (speech), from Latin parabola (comparison, illustration), from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ, comparison; parable).

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NounEdit

palavra f

  1. word

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese palavra, from earlier paravra, paravla, from Vulgar Latin parabola (speech), from Latin parabola (comparison, illustration), from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ, comparison; parable).

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NounEdit

palavra f (plural palavras)

  1. word (unit of language)
    Abri o dicionário e li a definição de uma palavra qualquer.
    I opened the dictionary and read the definition of a random word.
  2. the ability or permission to talk
    No meio da conferência, me passaram a palavra.
    I was given the permission to speak in the middle of the conference.
  3. word; oath; guarantee
    Você tem a minha palavra.
    You have my word.
  4. word (brief conversation)
    Preciso ter uma palavra com meus filhos.
    I must have a word with my children.
  5. religious teachings
    Cristãos seguem a palavra de Jesus.
    Christians follow the word of Jesus.
  6. (computing) word (unit of data)
    Esse processador aceita palavras de 32 bits.
    This processor handles 32-bit words.

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InterjectionEdit

palavra!

  1. word (used to assert that something is true)