How Do You Spell ELETRICAS?

Pronunciation: [ɪlˈɛtɹɪkəz] (IPA)

Correct spelling for the English word "eletricas" is [ɪlˈɛtɹɪkəz], [ɪlˈɛtɹɪkəz], [ɪ_l_ˈɛ_t_ɹ_ɪ_k_ə_z] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

Etymology of ELETRICAS

The etymology of the word "eletricas" is related to the Portuguese word "elétricas", which translates to "electric" in English. The Portuguese term itself derives from the Latin word "electricum", meaning "pertaining to amber". The term "electricum" originated from the Greek word "ēlektron", which referred to amber. Amber was observed to generate static electricity when rubbed, hence giving rise to the connection of the concept of electricity with the term "electricum" and its subsequent evolution into "elétricas" in Portuguese.