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PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

quina

  1. feminine singular of quin

LatinEdit

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortening of esquina (corner), from Gothic.

NounEdit

quina f (plural quinas)

  1. corner (projection of an angle in a solid object)

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin quina, neuter of quinī (five at a time).

NounEdit

quina f (plural quinas)

  1. fivesome (group of five persons or things)
  2. (games) the number 5 on a die, card, domino, etc.
  3. a type of lottery where the goal is to get five numbers right
  4. (heraldry) a group of five small blue shields depicted in the flag of Portugal
    bandeira das quinas(please add an English translation of this usage example)
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit
Playing cards in Portuguese · cartas de baralho (layout · text)
             
ás dois, duque três, terno quatro, quadra cinco, quina seis, sena sete, manilha
             
oito nove dez valete dama rei jóquer, joker,
coringa, curinga

VerbEdit

quina

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of quinar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of quinar

Etymology 3Edit

Shortening of quinaquina, from Quechua [Term?].

NounEdit

quina f (plural quinas)

  1. cinchona (any of several South American trees of the genus Cinchona)
  2. cinchona (the bark of cinchona trees)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From quinaquina, from Quechua [Term?].

NounEdit

quina f (plural quinas)

  1. quinine
  2. toxic wine
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin quina, neuter of quinī (five at a time).

NounEdit

quina f (plural quinas)

  1. double five (thrown on the dice)
  2. five correct numbers on a lottery
  3. (heraldry) a group of five small blue shields depicted in the flag of Portugal

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