Old Galician-Portuguese edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin sōbrīnus (maternal cousin), substantivised form of the Proto-Italic adjective *swezrīnos (of the sister). Compare Old Leonese sopbrino and Old Spanish sobrino.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

sobrinho m

  1. nephew

Descendants edit

  • Galician: sobriño
  • Portuguese: sobrinho

Further reading edit

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese sobrinno, sobrino (nephew), from Latin sōbrīnus (maternal cousin), from Proto-Italic *swezrīnos (of the sister), from *swezōr (sister).

Cognate with Galician sobriño, Asturian sobrín and Spanish sobrino.

Pronunciation edit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /soˈbɾĩ.ɲu/ [soˈbɾĩ.j̃u], /suˈbɾĩ.ɲu/ [suˈbɾĩ.j̃u]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /soˈbɾi.ɲo/

  • Rhymes: -iɲu
  • Hyphenation: so‧bri‧nho

Noun edit

sobrinho m (plural sobrinhos, feminine sobrinha, feminine plural sobrinhas)

  1. nephew

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