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16:12 May 23, 2001
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: pear tree
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naPereira
Joana Simão
napereiraDrSantos
napereira
Regina Boltz


  

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8 mins
pereira


Explanation:
"PEREIRA – Sobrenome de origem geográfica. Da antiga Quinta de Pereira ou lugar de Pereira, estendendo-se, na forma de nome de família, aos antigos proprietários. De pereira, árvore da pêra, do latim *pira ou piru, por analogia com outras frutas do gênero feminino. (Antenor Nascentes,II,240). (SB,II,138). Da árvore pereira (Anuário Genealógico Latino, IV, 26). "
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Regina Boltz
Brazil
Local time: 13:44
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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8 hrs
pereira


Explanation:
árvore que dá peras. Sobrenome usado por "judeus convertidos" - cristãos novos que adotavam o nome de árvores em Portugal, durante a Inquisição.

DrSantos
Local time: 16:44
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2 days 23 hrs
Pereira


Explanation:
Pear - pêra
Tree - árvore
"árvore de pêras" = pereira

Joana Simão
Portugal
Local time: 15:44
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