saudade

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saudade f (plural saudades)

  1. the feeling of missing something or someone

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese soidade, soydade, altered by influence of saudar (to salute), from Latin solitatem (solitude).

Noun[edit]

saudade f (plural saudades)

  1. the feeling of missing something or someone
    sentir saudade de alguém — to miss someone
    ter saudades de casa — to miss home, to feel homesick
    matar saudades — to catch up
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Usage notes[edit]

The verb to miss (someone) may be translated as to have (ter), to feel (sentir) or to be with (estar com) saudade. It may be used in the singular or plural indiscriminately.

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