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febre

febre

Catalan

Noun

febre f (plural febres)

  1. fever

Danish

Noun

febre c

  1. plural indefinite of feber

Galician

Etymology

From Old Portuguese febre, fever, from Latin febris (fever), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷhris or *bʰebʰris.

Noun

febre f (plural febres)

  1. (medicine) fever (high body temperature due to disease)
  2. (figuratively) craze (a temporary passion for a new amusement or fashion)

Latin

Noun

febre

  1. ablative singular of febris

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese febre, fever, from Latin febris (fever), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷhris or *bʰebʰris.

Pronunciation

Noun

febre f (plural febres)

  1. (medicine) fever (high body temperature due to disease)
    O doutor disse que o rapaz está com febre. - The doctor said the boy has fever.
  2. (figuratively) craze (a temporary passion for a new amusement or fashion)
    Esse estilo musical está se tornando uma febre. - This musical style is becoming a craze.

Derived terms

  • febrinha, febrezinha (diminutives)
  • febrona (augmentative)

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