serviço

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese serviço, a semi-learned borrowing from Latin servitium (slavery; servitude) (compare Italian servizio, French service, Norman sèrvice, Spanish servicio), from servus (serf), probably from Etruscan.

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Noun[edit]

serviço m (plural serviços)

  1. (economics) service (work that is produced, traded, sold, then consumed)
  2. work; labour
  3. job; a task
  4. workplace
  5. the way a commercial establishment serves the costumers
  6. (religion) service (religious rite or ritual)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Hunsrik: Sërviss

Further reading[edit]

  • serviço in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913