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Portuguese word janela comes from Latin Ianus (The god Janus.).

Janela etymology ?

Janela detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Ianus Latin (lat) The god Janus.
ianua Latin (lat) Any double-doored entrance (e.g. a domestic door or a gate to a temple or city).
*januella Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
janella Old Portuguese (roa-opt) Window.
janela Portuguese (por) Third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of janelar Ele janela. He stands by the window. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of janelar Tu aí, janela sozinho. You there, stand by the window by yourself. Window.