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Pele enters Portuguese dictionary as an adjective

Updated on: 28 April,2023 09:07 AM IST  |  Sao Paulo
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For the world’s 265 million-odd Portuguese speakers, “pele” can now be used to denote something or someone extraordinary—the sense in which it is already employed informally in Brazil

Pele enters Portuguese dictionary as an adjective

Pele. Pic/AFP

Pele,” arguably the best footballer, is now also an adjective. The word “pele” was added to the more than 1,67,000 words in the Michaelis Portuguese dictionary. 


For the world’s 265 million-odd Portuguese speakers, “pele” can now be used to denote something or someone extraordinary—the sense in which it is already employed informally in Brazil.


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