encruzilhada

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From encruzilhar (to cross), from cruz (cross), from Old Portuguese cruz, from Latin crux (cross), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to turn, to bend).

Noun[edit]

encruzilhada f (plural encruzilhadas)

  1. crossroads (intersection)
  2. (figuratively) a difficult situation

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