What does Portuguese mean?

Definitions for Portuguese
ˌpɔr tʃəˈgiz, -ˈgis, ˌpoʊr-Por·tuguese

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Portuguesenoun

    the Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil

  2. Portugueseadjective

    a native or inhabitant of Portugal

  3. Portuguese, Lusitanianadjective

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

    "Portuguese wines"

Wiktionary

  1. Portuguesenoun

    A person native to, or living in, Portugal.

    Etymology: From português.

  2. Portugueseadjective

    Of or pertaining to the region of Portugal.

    Etymology: From português.

  3. Portugueseadjective

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

    Etymology: From português.

  4. Portugueseadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Portuguese language.

    Etymology: From português.

  5. Portuguesenoun

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

    Etymology: From português.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Portugueseadjective

    of or pertaining to Portugal, or its inhabitants

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

  2. Portuguese

    a native or inhabitant of Portugal; people of Portugal

    Etymology: [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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. portuguese

    A gold coin, value £1, 16s., called also moiadobras.

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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

Examples of Portuguese in a Sentence

  1. Pedro Passos Coelho:

    I will not collaborate and will oppose any negative policy leading to Portugal's ruin, where the Portuguese are seen as mere instruments of political power games.

  2. Wolfgang Georg Arlt:

    I don't think that these football players plan to spend the rest of their life in China, if Wolfgang Georg Arlt earn $ 25 million playing football for three years in China, then maybe Wolfgang Georg Arlt'll be happy to say goodbye to a million to get a Canadian or Portuguese passport.

  3. Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho:

    If the privatisation does not succeed, today we know what the alternative is: a restructuring which can only be based on big lay-offs, route reductions, reduction of equipment and thereby a reduction of the operation and significance of the company, that is, transforming TAP into a mini TAP, which is not in the interests of workers, the economy nor the Portuguese.

  4. Joao Mario:

    I'm certain that the whole group will think of it as the game of their lives because Portugal have never won a title, we can go down in Portuguese history. There is nothing like playing in a competition like this for our country.

  5. 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.

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