PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese senna, from Latin signa, from signum, of Proto-Indo-European origin. Doublet of sino, senho, and signo. Cognate of Spanish seña.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈsẽ.ɲɐ/, [ˈsẽ.j̃ɐ]
 
  • IPA(key): (Lisbon) /ˈsɐ(j).ɲɐ/, [ˈsɐ(ɪ̯).ɲɐ]
  • IPA(key): (non-Lisbon Portugal) /ˈse.ɲɐ/, [ˈse.ɲɐ]

  • Hyphenation: se‧nha
  • Rhymes: -ɐɲɐ

NounEdit

senha f (plural senhas)

  1. password (a word used to gain access)
    Synonyms: palavra-passe, (computing) password
  2. shibboleth (a word to distinguish someone as belonging to a particular group)

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