servidão

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese servidom, from earlier servidõe, servidũe, from Latin servitūdine, ablative singular of servitūdō(slavery, servitude), from servus(slave, servant).

Compare Galician servidume and Spanish servidumbre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /sɨɾ.vi.ˈðɐ̃w̃/
  • Hyphenation: ser‧vi‧dão

Noun[edit]

servidão f (plural servidões)

  1. serfdom
  2. servitude