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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English portFrench portItalian portoRussian порт (port)Spanish puerto. The extra -u- (from Italian portuale and Latin portus) was added to distinguish the word from portar and pordo. Decision no. 20, Progreso II.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpor.two/, /ˈpɔɾ.twɔ/

NounEdit

portuo (plural portui)

  1. port, harbour
  2. (figuratively) place of shelter

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Progreso II (in Ido), 1909–1910, pages 91, 705