rapariga

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese rapariga (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), probably from rapaz.

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NounEdit

rapariga f (plural raparigas)

  1. girl
    Synonyms: meniña, moza, nena, rapaza

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese rapariga, from *raparigo, *raprigo, from Leonese rapiego.

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NounEdit

rapariga f (plural raparigas)

  1. (Portugal) girl, young lady
    Synonyms: moça, miúda, cachopa
  2. (Brazil) hooker, whore, female prostitute
    Synonyms: prostituta, meretriz, (informal) puta, (Portugal, informal) menina, (Brazil, informal) vadia, (Brazil, informal) vagabunda, rameira, mulher da vida

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