See also: terco

PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese terço, from Latin tertius (third), from trēs (three), from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈteʁ.su/, [ˈteh.su]
    • IPA(key): (São Paulo) /ˈteɾ.su/, [ˈteɾ.su]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /ˈteʁ.su/, [ˈteχ.su]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈteɾ.su/, [ˈteɾ.su]

NounEdit

terço m (plural terços)

  1. third (one of three equal parts of a whole)
  2. (Roman Catholicism) prayer beads used to pray; the rosary
    Synonym: rosário
  3. (historical, military) tercio (a type of military formation used in the early modern age)

QuotationsEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

terço m (feminine singular terça, masculine plural terços, feminine plural terças, not comparable)

  1. which is one third (1/3) of something

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NumeralEdit

terço m (feminine terça, masculine plural terços, feminine plural terças)

  1. (archaic) third
    Synonyms: terceiro, 3.º, tércio

QuotationsEdit

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