What does Portuguese mean?

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

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.

    Etymology: From português.

  2. Portuguese(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the region of Portugal.

    Etymology: From português.

  3. Portuguese(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From português.

  4. Portuguese(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Portuguese language.

    Etymology: From português.

  5. Portuguese(ProperNoun)

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

    Etymology: From português.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Portuguese(adj)

    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.

How to pronounce Portuguese?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Portuguese in sign language?

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. 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.

  3. Carlos Cesar:

    It is important that this agreement is fleshed out before the government program debate in parliament because our commitment is that we'll only contribute to ousting the government if we simultaneously bring a responsible alternative, a durable solution that gives Portuguese calm and confidence, if there is no deal ... we will not leave the country without a government.

  4. Prime Minister Antonio Costa:

    They (the opposition) will say, ah, but the other parties could have a different stance. They could. But they are consistent with what they've always been saying and they'd have to change their position, but the Social Democrats who assumed these responsibilities for the Portuguese state, and who have always supported them, now refuse to approve them ... That is absolutely irresponsible.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of Portuguese

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