um e noventa e nove

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

um(one) + e(and) + noventa(ninety) + e(and) + nove(nine). Literally: "one real and ninety-nine cents". From various Brazilian stores whose policy is to sell every item for this price.

NounEdit

um e noventa e nove

  1. (Brazil, idiomatic) cheapness, low price
  2. (Brazil, idiomatic) commonplace