fazenda

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EtymologyEdit

Portuguese fazenda (farm). Doublet of hacienda and faena.

NounEdit

fazenda (plural fazendas)

  1. A Brazilian plantation, often associated with slavery during the colonial period.
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PortugueseEdit

 
Fazenda de milho em São Paulo. — Maize farm in São Paulo.

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese fazenda, from Latin facienda, form of faciendus (which is to do), from faciō (do, make), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (to put, place, set). Cognate with Spanish hacienda.

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NounEdit

fazenda f (plural fazendas)

  1. farm (a place where agricultural activities take place)
    Synonyms: lavoura, quinta, chácara
  2. (economics) public finances
    Synonyms: verba, renda, finanças
    Ministério da Fazenda - Ministry of Public Finances
  3. a cloth
    Synonyms: tecido, pano

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DescendantsEdit

  • Kadiwéu: bajeenda
  • Russian: фазенда (fazenda)

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