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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese solteiro, solteyro, from Latin sōlitārius (lonely).

AdjectiveEdit

solteiro m (feminine singular solteira, masculine plural solteiros, feminine plural solteiras)

  1. single
  2. unmarried
  3. celibate

AntonymsEdit

NounEdit

solteiro m (plural solteiros, feminine solteira, feminine plural solteiras)

  1. bachelor

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese solteiro, solteyro, from Latin sōlitārius (lonely). Compare Spanish soltero, Catalan solter. See also the borrowed doublet solitário. Less likely from solto, from Latin solutus (unbound, released, free, at large).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

solteiro m (feminine singular solteira, masculine plural solteiros, feminine plural solteiras, comparable)

  1. single
  2. unmarried
  3. celibate

NounEdit

solteiro m (plural solteiros, feminine solteira, feminine plural solteiras)

  1. bachelor

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