savate

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French savate.

Noun[edit]

savate (uncountable)

  1. a form of French martial art that involves combinations of punching and kicking moves

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chavate, çavate, from Ottoman Turkish [script needed] (zabata)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

savate f (plural savates)

  1. savate
  2. (colloquial) old slipper

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

sāvāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of sāvātus