English Sentence:

His paternal grandfather was a spice trader.

Portuguese Translation:

O avô paterno dele era comerciante de especiarias.

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Words used:

o

1. the (masculine singular) 2. him 3. them 4. it 5. those

Here: the (masculine singular)

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avô m.   (Pl: avós)

grandfather

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paterno   (Pl: paternos)

fatherly, paternal

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dele

his, of his, from him, of him

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era

was (first/third-person singular imperfect indicative of ser)

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comerciante m.   (Pl: comerciantes, Fem: comerciante, Pl Fem: comerciantes)

businessman, businesswoman

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de

1. of 2. from 3. to 4. in 5. than 6. by 7. on 8. for

Here: of

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especiaria f.   (Pl: especiarias)

spice, flavoring

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