pessõa

See also: pessoa, Pessoa, and pessôa

Old PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *pessona, from Latin persōna (mask used by actor; role, part, character), perhaps a loanword from Etruscan *𐌘𐌄𐌓𐌔𐌖 (*φersu, mask), from Ancient Greek πρόσωπον (prósōpon).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pessõa f

  1. person

DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: persoa
  • Portuguese: pessoa