See also: natal and nätäl'

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese Natal (Christmas), because the region in South Africa was discovered by the Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama on Christmas Day, 1497. Doublet of natal.

Proper nounEdit

Natal

  1. A former British colony and province of South Africa. It is now called KwaZulu-Natal province.
  2. A municipality, the state capital of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

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IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese Natal.

Proper nounEdit

Natal

  1. Christmas

PortugueseEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese natal, nadal, from Latin nātālis [diēs Dominī] (birthday of the Lord).

Proper nounEdit

Natal m (plural Natais)

  1. Christmas (festival observed on December 25 commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ)

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Etymology 2Edit

From Natal (Christmas), because the region in South Africa was discovered by the Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama on Christmas Day, 1497.

Proper nounEdit

Natal m

  1. Natal (a former colony in the United Kingdom, in southern Africa)
  2. A municipality, the state capital of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

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