See also: Perto

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese preto, from earlier *apreto, from apretar (Modern Portuguese apertar), from Late Latin appectorāre, from Latin pectus.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈpɛɾ.tu/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈpɛχ.tu/, /ˈpɛɾ.tu/
    • (Rio de Janeiro, North Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈpɛχ.tu/
    • (Souht Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈpɛɾ.to/
    • (Caipira) IPA(key): /ˈpɛɺ.tu/
    • (Northeast Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈpɛh.tʊ/, /ˈpɛ.ʈʊ/
    • (Paulistano) IPA(key): /ˈpɛɾ.tu/

AdverbEdit

perto

  1. close, closely, next (at a little distance)

Derived termsEdit