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. 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.

  2. Portugueseadjective

    Of or pertaining to the region of Portugal.

  3. Portugueseadjective

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

  4. Portugueseadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Portuguese language.

  5. Portuguesenoun

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

  6. Etymology: From português.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Portugueseadjective

    of or pertaining to Portugal, or its inhabitants

  2. Portuguese

    a native or inhabitant of Portugal; people of Portugal

  3. 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. Captain Cook:

    The Namibian government – every single coin, that is the normal procedure when a ship is found on a beach. The only exception is when it is a ship of state – then the country under whose flag the ship was sailing gets it and all its contents. And in this case the ship belonged to the King of Portugal, making it a ship of state – with the ship and its entire contents belonging to Portugal. The Portuguese government, however, very generously waived that right, allowing Namibia to keep the lot.

  2. San Antonio:

    We've seen plenty of jellyfish like The Portuguese man-of-war, but never this animal.

  3. Cavaco Silva:

    Never has a Portuguese government depended on the support of anti-European political forces.

  4. 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.

  5. Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho:

    That is, transforming TAP into a mini TAP, which is not in the interests of workers, the economy nor the Portuguese.

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    • A. transparent
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