praga

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin plāga (blow, wound), from plangere (to strike), from Proto-Indo-European *plak-.

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Noun[edit]

praga f (plural pragas)

  1. (uncountable) plague (a disease caused by the virulent bacterium Yersinia pestis)
  2. (pathology) plague (an epidemic or pandemic caused by any pestilence, but specifically by the above disease)
  3. plague (a widespread affliction, calamity or destructive influx, especially when seen as divine retribution)
  4. Someone or something which is a nuisance

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