American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Portugal or its people, language, or culture.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Portugal.
- n. A person of Portuguese descent.
- n. The Romance language of Portugal and Brazil.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Portugal, a kingdom of Europe, situated west of Spain. Abbreviated Pg., Port.
- n. An inhabitant of Portugal; as a collective plural, the people of Portugal.
- n. The language of Portugal. It is one of the Romance group of languages, and is nearly allied to Spanish.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the region of Portugal.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the people of Portugal or their culture.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Portuguese language.
- n. A person native to, or living in, Portugal.
- n. A Romance language originating in Portugal, and now the official language of Portugal, Angola, Moçambique (Mozambique), São Tomé e Príncipe (São Tomé and Príncipe), Guiné Bissau (Guinea-Bissau), Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), Timor Leste (East Timor), and Brasil (Brazil).
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to Portugal, or its inhabitants.
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Portugal or the people of Portugal or their language
- n. a native or inhabitant of Portugal
- n. the Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil
- From Portuguese português. (Wiktionary)
- Portuguese português, from Vulgar Latin *portugalēnsis, ultimately from Late Latin Portus Cale, the ancient port of Gaya (Oporto). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Anyway, I was reading throughout the portuguese media, and found out that all the info comes from Lusa sort of an AP for news in Portuguese, from someone based in Macau.”
“Cuneale was so much elated by his success in repelling the Portuguese, that, in addition to his former title, he stiled himself _Defender of the Mahometan Faith and Conqueror of the Portuguese_; but when the season returned for maritime operations on the coast, the viceroy sent”
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“Cuatrecasas also advised Telefónica on Portuguese law and issues relating to the 500 so-called golden shares allocated to the Portuguese government when Portugal Telecom was”
“Even though I don't speak portuguese I take advantage of my native language (Spanish) to sound as Portuguese as possible.”
“The original piece of news, blogged in Portuguese, is here, from July 07, and and I wrote about it here in French.”
“While the imagery here -- the clinging vines, the strong tree -- and some of the sentiments might at first confirm our suspicions that Sonnets from the Portuguese is an embarassing sequence of poems, it helps if we focus on this sonnet's strange violence towards thought and on its emphasis on thought as violence that chokes and conceals its object.”
“My introduction to Rodney's artwork was the Conan comic Natala, A Escrava ( "Natala, the Slave"), written by Osvaldo Magalhães and drawn by Rodney Buchemi, which was posted in Portuguese here.”
“Hint: Google translate in Portuguese (or just google the website and click "Translate this page") if you like English words with your pics!”
“They set up what Brazilians call a Parliamentary Inquiry Commission (CPI is the abbreviation in Portuguese) to scrutinize supposed irregularities in the company.”
“It has attracted the attention of celebrity bloggers such as Marcelo TAS [pt], a popular name on the Brazilian blogosphere and host of CQC, a humorous journalism TV show (acronym for “No Matter the Cost” in Portuguese).”
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