trevas

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese tẽevras, from Latin tenebrās ‎(darkness) accusative plural of tenebra. Compare Galician tebras, Spanish tinieblas, French ténèbres, Italian tenebre.

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Noun[edit]

trevas f pl

  1. darkness, gloom
    • 1628-1691, João Ferreira de Almeida, A Bíblia Sagrada, Gênesis, Capitulo 1
      E a terra era sem forma e vazia; e havia trevas sobre a face do abismo; e o Espírito de Deus se movia sobre a face das águas.
      And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

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