terremoto

GalicianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin terraemotus.

NounEdit

terremoto m (plural terremotos)

  1. earthquake
    Synonyms: sismo, terramoto

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin terraemotus, possibly a borrowing. Cf. tremuoto, the form that Dante used, which was inherited[1][2].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ter.reˈmɔ.to/
  • Hyphenation: ter‧re‧mò‧to

NounEdit

terremoto m (plural terremoti)

  1. (geology) earthquake, quake
    Synonym: sisma
  2. (figuratively) havoc, chaos, uproar

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PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin terraemotus, from terrae (earth) +‎ mōtus (movement).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

terremoto m (plural terremotos)

  1. (Brazil, seismology) earthquake
    Synonyms: abalo, abalo sísmico, sismo, tremor, tremor de terra
    Coordinate term: maremoto

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian terremoto, or borrowed from Latin terraemotus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tereˈmoto/, [t̪e.reˈmo.t̪o]

NounEdit

terremoto m (plural terremotos)

  1. earthquake
    Synonyms: seísmo, sismo, temblor de tierra, temblor