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Portuguese translation: reservatório

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Spanish term or phrase:alverca
Portuguese translation:reservatório
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15:25 Mar 12, 2004
Spanish to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Tourism & Travel
Spanish term or phrase: alverca
Una de las principales alvercas de la región.
xxxvrede
Local time: 10:37
reservatório
Explanation:
Encontrei, no DRAE, "alberca", assim definido:

alberca.
(Del ár. hisp. albírka, y este del ár. clás. birkah).
1. f. Depósito artificial de agua, con muros de fábrica, para el riego.
2. f. poza (ǁ balsa para empozar el cáñamo).
3. f. Méx. Piscina deportiva.
en ~.
1. loc. adj. Dicho de un edificio: Que, por no estar terminado o por haberse caído, solo tiene las paredes y carece de techo.

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rhandler
Local time: 10:37
Grading comment
Obrigado.

Luís
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
reservatório


Explanation:
Encontrei, no DRAE, "alberca", assim definido:

alberca.
(Del ár. hisp. albírka, y este del ár. clás. birkah).
1. f. Depósito artificial de agua, con muros de fábrica, para el riego.
2. f. poza (ǁ balsa para empozar el cáñamo).
3. f. Méx. Piscina deportiva.
en ~.
1. loc. adj. Dicho de un edificio: Que, por no estar terminado o por haberse caído, solo tiene las paredes y carece de techo.




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rhandler
Local time: 10:37
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in category: 52
Grading comment
Obrigado.

Luís

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Henrique Magalhaes: o termo 'alverca' tb. existe em Por, ver pg. 174, Houaiss.
2 hrs
  -> Obrigado, Henrique. Isto explica a troca de "b" por "v".
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