Definitions for Portugueseˌpɔr tʃəˈgiz, -ˈgis, ˌpoʊr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Por•tu•gueseˌpɔr tʃəˈgiz, -ˈgis, ˌpoʊr-(n.; adj.)(pl.)-guese

  1. (n.)a native or inhabitant of Portugal.

    Category: Peoples

  2. a Romance language spoken in Portugal, Brazil, the Azores, and Madeira, and used as an auxiliary language in former colonies of Portugal, as Angola and Mozambique.

    Category: Peoples

    Ref: Abbr.: Pg, 4 Pg. 4

  3. (adj.)of or pertaining to Portugal, its people, or the language Portuguese.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Portuguese:

1580–90; < Pg português, Sp portugués

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

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