sabbat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sabbat (Sabbath)

Noun[edit]

sabbat (plural sabbats)

  1. witches' Sabbath

French[edit]

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Borrowed from Latin sabbata or sabbatum, from Ancient Greek σάββατον (sábbaton, Sabbath), from Hebrew שבת (shabát, Sabbath).
In regards to the semantic evolution to "witches' meeting" compare with ramdam, brouhaha.

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Noun[edit]

sabbat m (plural sabbats)

  1. Sabbath, biblical seventh day
    Les juifs observent fort exactement le sabbat.
  2. witches' Sabbath, meeting of witches at midnight
    Qu’est-ce que vous portez donc là, mon petit fieu ? — Des crapauds qui t’ont vue au sabbat, vieille sorcière, répondit celui-ci. (Charles Deulin, Manneken-Pis)
  3. noisy meeting
    Ces ivrognes ont fait un terrible sabbat.

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sabbata, sabbatum, from Ancient Greek σάββατον (sábbaton, Sabbath).

Noun[edit]

sabbat m (plural sabbats)

  1. witches' Sabbath

Norwegian[edit]

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sabbat m

  1. Sabbath, the Biblical seventh day of the week, observed as a day of rest in Judaism

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

sabbat m (plural sabbats)

  1. Alternative form of sabá

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sabbat c

  1. Sabbath (Biblical seventh day of the week, observed in Judaism and by some Christians)
  2. Sabbath (Sunday, observed by the majority of Christians)

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