encruzilhada

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From encruzilhar ‎(to cross), from cruz ‎(cross), from Old Portuguese cruz, from Latin crux ‎(cross), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- ‎(to turn, to bend).

NounEdit

encruzilhada f (plural encruzilhadas)

  1. crossroads (intersection)
  2. (figuratively) a difficult situation

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