See also: portugués and portuguès

Portuguese edit

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Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese portuguees, portugaes, from Late Latin portucalēnsis, also portucensis, from Latin Portucale < Portus Cale, former name of what is now the city of Oporto. See Portugal.

Pronunciation edit

 

  • (Caipira) IPA(key): /poɹtuˈɡe(j)s/
  • (Nordestino) IPA(key): /pɔhtuˈɡejs/, /pɔhtuˈɡejʃ/, /puhtuˈɡejs/, /puʈuˈɡejs/
  • Rhymes: (Brazil) -es, (Brazil, with intrusive j) -ejs, (Portugal, Rio de Janeiro) -eʃ
  • Hyphenation: por‧tu‧guês

Adjective edit

português (feminine portuguesa, masculine plural portugueses, feminine plural portuguesas, not comparable)

  1. Portuguese (of or relating to the region of Portugal)
  2. Portuguese (of or relating to the people of Portugal)
  3. Portuguese (of or relating to the Portuguese language)

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Noun edit

português m (plural portugueses, feminine portuguesa, feminine plural portuguesas)

  1. Portuguese (person native to Portugal)

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Noun edit

português m (usually uncountable, plural portugueses)

  1. Portuguese language

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Descendants edit

  • English: Portuguese
  • Spanish: portugués