santo

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English[edit]

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Spanish santo

Noun[edit]

santo (plural santos)

  1. (art) A wooden or ivory statue of a saint, angel or other religious figure, found in Spain and former Spanish colonies.
    • 1972, Shirley Glubok, The Art of the Spanish in the United States and Puerto Rico
      A santo may get a new coat of paint on its feast day or at Christmas. Or sometimes, when a prayer has been granted, a Puerto Rican repays his santo with a fresh coat of paint.

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Asturian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

santo

  1. neuter of santu

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese santo, from Latin sānctus, perfect passive participle of sanciō (consecrate, appoint as sacred), from Proto-Indo-European *sān- (healthy, happy).

Adjective[edit]

santo m (feminine singular santa, masculine plural santos, feminine plural santas)

  1. holy, sacred

Noun[edit]

santo m (plural santos, feminine santa, feminine plural santas)

  1. saint

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese santo (male saint), from Old Portuguese santo, from Latin sānctus, perfect passive participle of sanciō (consecrate, appoint as sacred), from Proto-Indo-European *sān- (healthy, happy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsan.to]
  • Hyphenation: san‧to

Noun[edit]

santo m (plural santo-santo, para santo)

  1. saint (male)
    Santo PetrusSaint Peter

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Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sānctus.

Adjective[edit]

santo

  1. holy

Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Saint): san (before a consonant (except preconsonantal s))
  • (Saint): sant' (before a vowel)
  • (Saint): S. (abbreviation)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sānctus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsan.to/
  • Rhymes: -anto
  • Hyphenation: sàn‧to

Adjective[edit]

santo (feminine santa, masculine plural santi, feminine plural sante, superlative santissimo)

  1. holy

Noun[edit]

santo m (plural santi, feminine santa)

  1. saint
  2. (before a name of a saint or in place names, often capitalized) Saint

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Further reading[edit]

  • santo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Pali[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

santo

  1. nominative singular/plural masculine of santa, which is present active participle of atthi (to be)
  2. nominative singular masculine of santa (calm), which is past participle of sammati (to be calmed)
  3. nominative singular masculine of santa (tired), which is past participle of sammati (to be tired)

Portuguese[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese santo, from Latin sānctus, perfect passive participle of sanciō (consecrate, appoint as sacred), from Proto-Indo-European *sān- (healthy, happy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɐ̃.tu/, [ˈsɐ̃.tu]

Adjective[edit]

santo m (feminine singular santa, masculine plural santos, feminine plural santas, comparable)

  1. holy, sacred
    1. dedicated to a religious purpose or a god; religious
      Synonym: religioso
      Antonyms: laico, secular
    2. flawless from a religious point of view
      Synonyms: perfeito, puro
    3. designed or exalted by a divine sanction; venerable
      Synonyms: sagrado, sacro, venerável
    4. (of a day) during which one must dedicate himself to religion, rather than work
    5. saintly; relating to saints.
  2. (figuratively) pure, immaculate, undefiled
    1. innocent
      Synonyms: puro, inocente
      Antonyms: impuro, pecador, réprobo
    2. chaste
      Synonyms: puro, casto, imaculado
      Antonyms: impuro, libidinoso

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Noun[edit]

santo m (plural santos, feminine santa, feminine plural santas)

  1. (Roman Catholicism) someone who has been formally canonised by the Catholic Church
  2. (Candomblé, Afro-Brazilian religion) orisha (deities in the Yoruba religion)
  3. saint (a virtuous or holy person)
  4. an extremely kind individual

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Further reading[edit]

  • santo” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier sancto, from Latin sānctus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsanto/, [ˈsãn̪.t̪o]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -anto

Adjective[edit]

santo (feminine santa, masculine plural santos, feminine plural santas) (superlative santísimo)

  1. holy, godly

Noun[edit]

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santo m (plural santos, feminine santa, feminine plural santas)

  1. male saint
  2. name day
    Synonym: onomástica

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish santo from Old Spanish sancto, from Latin sānctus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: san‧to
  • IPA(key): /ˈsanto/
  • Rhymes: -anto

Adjective[edit]

santo (feminine santa)

  1. holy; godly

Noun[edit]

santo (feminine santa)

  1. saint