faixa

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?] (compare Occitan faissa), from Latin fascia (strip, ribbon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faixa f (plural faixes)

  1. belt, ribbon, strap, sash
  2. (heraldry) fess

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Galicians wearing traditional attires, circa 1900

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Latin fascia (strip, ribbon). Cognate with Portuguese faixa, Spanish faja and Catalan faixa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faixa m (plural faixas)

  1. band, strip
  2. waistband, cummerbund
  3. (heraldry) fess

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese faixa, from Latin fascia (strip, ribbon).

Noun[edit]

faixa f (plural faixas)

  1. band, strip
  2. (fashion) belt, ribbon, strap, sash
    Ele trazia uma faixa vermelha cruzada ao peito.
    He wore a red sash across his chest.
  3. (music) track (on a record)
    Esta é a minha faixa favorita no disco inteiro.
    This is my favorite track on the entire disc.
  4. lane (on a road)
  5. (heraldry) fess (horizontal band across the middle of the shield)
  6. Short for faixa de pedestres.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:faixa.