The Alternative Portuguese Dictionary: coloquial

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Entry definition

coloquial etymology From Latin colloquium + -al. pronunciation
  • (Brazil) /ˌko.lo.ki.ˈaw/, /ˌko.lo.ˈkjaw/
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adjective: {{pt-adj}}
  1. (of language) colloquial; informal; familiar
  2. of colloquia
Synonyms: (informal) cotidiano, descontraído, familiar, informal
antonyms:
  • (informal) cerimonioso, formal
related terms:
  • coloquialidade
  • coloquialismo
  • coloquiar
  • colóquio

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