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Portuguese translation: pantufas = do francês pantoufle

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Portuguese term or phrase:origem da palavra pantufas
Portuguese translation:pantufas = do francês pantoufle
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16:14 Apr 6, 2008
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Portuguese term or phrase: pantufas as slippers in english
what is the origin of this term (pantufas)which has a similar equivalent word in most of the other Indo-European (Indo-Germanic) languages ?
thegooday
Local time: 09:03
pantufas = do francês pantoufle
Explanation:
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pantufa
substantivo feminino
1. chinelo ou sapato confortável que se usa em casa, geralmente feito de tecido quente ou forrado a pêlo;
(Do fr. pantoufle, «pantufa»)

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Note added at 41 mins (2008-04-06 16:56:30 GMT)
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Infopedia (Portuguese online dictionary) says that the word comes from the French "pantoufle".
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Cristina Santos
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:03
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thank yo very much. I 've got my answer at this stage.
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pantufas = do francês pantoufle


Explanation:
http://www.infopedia.pt/default.jsp?qsFiltro=14
pantufa
substantivo feminino
1. chinelo ou sapato confortável que se usa em casa, geralmente feito de tecido quente ou forrado a pêlo;
(Do fr. pantoufle, «pantufa»)

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Note added at 41 mins (2008-04-06 16:56:30 GMT)
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Infopedia (Portuguese online dictionary) says that the word comes from the French "pantoufle".

Cristina Santos
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:03
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Grading comment
thank yo very much. I 've got my answer at this stage.

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agree  Kourosh-Abdi
4 hrs
  -> Thank you

agree  Wagner Azevedo: Yes. The Aurélio Portuguese Dictionary says it comes from the French "pantoufle" and the German Wahrig says the same. The dict.cc (online German-English dictionary) says the origin is from old North German.
20 hrs
  -> Obrigada, Wagner.
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Apr 15, 2008 - Changes made by Cristina Santos:
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Apr 6, 2008 - Changes made by Cristina Santos:
Language pairEnglish to Farsi (Persian) » Portuguese


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