embaixada

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal ambayssada, derivative of ambaissa (service), from Gothic 𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌱𐌰𐌷𐍄𐌹 (andbahti, service, function), from Proto-Germanic *andbahtiją (service, office), derivative of Proto-Germanic *ambahtaz (servant), from Gaulish *ambactos (servant), from Proto-Indo-European *ambʰi- (around) + Proto-Indo-European *aǵ- (to drive).

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Noun[edit]

embaixada f (plural embaixadas)

  1. embassy (organization representing a foreign state)

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