[ reg-naht -paw-poo-loos; English reg-nat -pop-yuh-luhs ]
/ ˈrɛg nɑt ˈpɔ pʊˌlʊs; English ˈrɛg næt ˈpɒp yə ləs /
let the people rule: motto of Arkansas.
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby regnat populus
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