torneio

PortugueseEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese torneyo, from Old Occitan tornei,[1] from Latin tornō (I turn; I lathe).

NounEdit

torneio m (plural torneios)

  1. (sports) tournament (series of games)
    Synonyms: competição, copa
  2. (historical) joust (mock combat between two knights)
    Synonym: justa
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Etymology 2Edit

Back-formation from tornear (to lathe),[1] from torno (lathe), from Latin tornus (lathe).

NounEdit

torneio m (plural torneios)

  1. the act of lathing
    Synonym: torneamento
  2. the quality of an object which was lathed
  3. (figuratively) elegance; refinement
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VerbEdit

torneio

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of tornear

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 torneio” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.