provérbio

See also: proverbio

PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin prōverbium (proverb), from prō (forth) + verbum (word).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /pɾoˈvɛʁ.bi.u/ [pɾoˈvɛɦ.bɪ.u], (faster pronunciation) /pɾoˈvɛʁ.bju/ [pɾoˈvɛɦ.bju]
    • (São Paulo) IPA(key): /pɾoˈvɛɾ.bi.u/ [pɾoˈvɛɾ.bɪ.u], (faster pronunciation) /pɾoˈvɛɾ.bju/
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /pɾoˈvɛʁ.bi.u/ [pɾoˈvɛʁ.bɪ.u], (faster pronunciation) /pɾoˈvɛʁ.bju/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /pɾoˈvɛɻ.bi.o/ [pɾoˈvɛɻ.bɪ.o], (faster pronunciation) /pɾoˈvɛɻ.bjo/

  • Hyphenation: pro‧vér‧bi‧o

NounEdit

provérbio m (plural provérbios)

  1. maxim; proverb, adage (phrase expressing a basic truth)
    Synonyms: adágio, ditado popular; see also Thesaurus:provérbio
  2. (biblical) a maxim in the Book of Proverbs

Related termsEdit