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What is 'lady' when translated from English to Portuguese?

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September 10, 2016 7:00PM

Dama, Dona and Senhora are Portuguese equivalents of the English word "Lady." Context makes clear whether "gentlewoman" (case 1) , "Lady" before a feminine first name, especially in Lisbon, Portugal, and in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (example 2) or "Mrs." (instance 3) suits. The respective pronunciations will be "DA-muh," "DO-nuh" and "see-NYO-ruh" in Cariocan Brazilian and in continental Portuguese.