See also: Travesseiro

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese travesseyro, from Vulgar Latin *traversarius, from Latin transversārius, from trānsversus.

Cognate with Galician traveseiro and Spanish travesero.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /tɾɐ.vɨ.ˈsɐj.ɾu/, /tɾɐ.vɨ.ˈsej.ɾu/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /tɾa.ve.ˈsej.ɾu/
  • Hyphenation: tra‧ves‧sei‧ro

NounEdit

travesseiro m (plural travesseiros)

  1. (chiefly Brazil) pillow
  2. (chiefly Portugal) bolster (a large pillow)

SynonymsEdit