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Portuguese word ribeiro comes from Proto-Indo-European *reyw-, and later Latin ripa (Bank (of a river). Shore (of the sea).).

Ribeiro etymology ?

Ribeiro detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*reyw- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
ripa Latin (lat) Bank (of a river). Shore (of the sea).
riparius Latin (lat) That inhabits the banks of rivers; riparian.
ribeiro Portuguese (por) A brook, creek or stream (small body of running water).