sestro

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese sẽestro, from Latin sinister, sinistrum (left), through a Vulgar Latin root *sinexter, sinextrum, from contamination with dexter (right), whence Portuguese destro. Cognate with Spanish siniestro, Old French senestre, old Italian sinestro. Compare also the borrowed doublet sinistro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sestro (not comparable)

  1. Relating to or located on the left side.
  2. inauspicious; ominous (being a bad omen)

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Noun[edit]

sestro m (plural sestros)

  1. habit (action performed repeatedly and automatically)
  2. fate; destiny

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