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tesoura

PortugueseEdit

tesouras

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin tonsoria, from tōnsor (hair cutter), from tondeō (I shear).

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NounEdit

tesoura f (plural tesouras)

  1. scissors (tool used for cutting)
  2. (architecture) a type of truss (framework of beams forming a rigid structure) used in rooves
  3. scissor-tailed flycatcher (a species of bird)
  4. earwig (any insect of the order Dermaptera)
  5. fiddler crab
  6. (soccer) a form of sliding tackle where the player performing the tackle has his legs wide open
  7. (martial arts) scissor kick (a kick where the attacker attempts to grabs his opponent’s neck with his legs)

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VerbEdit

tesoura

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of tesourar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of tesourar