What does Portuguese mean?

Definitions for Portugueseˌpɔr tʃəˈgiz, -ˈgis, ˌpoʊr-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Portuguese.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Portuguese(noun)

    the Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil

  2. Portuguese(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of Portugal

  3. Portuguese, Lusitanian(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Portugal or the people of Portugal or their language

    "Portuguese wines"

Wiktionary

  1. Portuguese(Noun)

    A person native to, or living in, Portugal.

  2. Portuguese(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the region of Portugal.

  3. Portuguese(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the people of Portugal or their culture.

  4. Portuguese(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Portuguese language.

  5. Portuguese(ProperNoun)

    A Romance language originating in Portugal, and now the official language of , , , , , , and .

  6. Origin: From português.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Portuguese(adj)

    of or pertaining to Portugal, or its inhabitants

  2. Portuguese

    a native or inhabitant of Portugal; people of Portugal

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. portugais, Sp. portugues, Pg. portuguez.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Portuguese

    pōr′tū-gēz, adj. of or pertaining to Portugal or to its inhabitants.—n. the people, a single inhabitant, or the language of Portugal.—Portuguese man-of-war, a species of Physalia.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Portuguese in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Portuguese in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jane Foley:

    Political risk is potentially the new factor for 2015 and not just with Greece ... the risk could be extended as we go into Spanish and Portuguese elections too.

  2. Carlos Carreiras:

    The Portuguese people's stance at the election was one of rejection of the policies of the center-right, the Portuguese have already been punished. This idea of an alternative is creating hope.

  3. Mario Silva:

    Terra Peregrin wants to be a minority shareholder, without control, but with a relevant stake of a group in Brazil which has holdings in other (geographic) areas, we want to return to the corporate project of this leader in the Portuguese-speaking world, involving 260 million people and more than 110 million clients.

  4. Deputy Prime Minister Paulo Portas:

    I think the Portuguese will have very good sense in who The Socialists choose on Oct. 4 and The Socialists will avoid any kind of risk of returning to the causes and consequences of what happened in 2011, no society goes through what the Portuguese went through without learning its due lessons and consequences. The Socialists had a serious budget deficit and debt problem in 2011.

  5. One Altice bondholder:

    Altice's management are good, but they have lost some credibility with investors, which has driven the bonds wider, when they financed the SFR deal in April they told us there'd be no material acquisitions for a while, but then they announce this big Portuguese deal in the same calendar year. I understand why the goal posts may have moved, but as a bond investor you're never going to like it.

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