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). Doublet of servitude.

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

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