são

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese são, from Latin sānus.

Adjective[edit]

são m (feminine plural sãos feminine plural sãs; comparable)

  1. sound, healthy (enjoying health and vigour of body, mind, or spirit)
  2. sane (mentally sound; possessing a rational mind)
  3. logically sound
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of ser (to be). From Old Portuguese son, from Latin sunt.

Verb[edit]

são

  1. Third-person plural (eles, elas, also used with vocês?) present indicative of ser
    • 2005, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe, Rocco, page 308:
      Você notou os cabelos dela, são negros e brilhantes e macios...
      You noticed her hair, it's dark and brilliant and soft...