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EtymologyEdit

From the same source as Portugāle (Portugal), made into a masculine 2nd-declension noun (ending -is).

NounEdit

portugālis m (2nd declension, feminine form: portugāliete)

  1. Portuguese (man), a man born in Portugal)
    spāņi un portugāļi iziet ielāsthe Spaniards and the Portuguese go to the streets (to protest)
    Jūrmalas MTB maratonā uzvar latviete un portugālisa Latvian (woman) and a Portuguese (man) won the Jūrmala MTB marathon
  2. (genitive plural) Portuguese; pertainig to Portugal and its people
    portugāļu valodathe Portuguese language
    portugāļu karavelasPortuguese caravels

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