saxão

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From Late Latin Saxonem, accusative of Saxo (a Saxon), from Proto-Germanic *Sahsô, probably originally a derivative of Proto-Germanic *sahsą (rock, knife), from Proto-Indo-European *sek- (to cut).

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saxão m (plural saxões, feminine saxã, feminine plural saxãs)

  1. Saxon (member of the Saxons, an ancient Germanic tribe)
  2. (uncountable) Saxon (language of the Saxons)
  3. Saxon (individual from the German state of Saxony)

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saxão (feminine saxã, masculine plural saxões, feminine plural saxãs, not comparable)

  1. of the Saxons (ancient Germanic tribe)
  2. of Saxony
  3. of the Saxon language
  4. of England

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