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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese são, from Latin sānus, from Proto-Indo-European *swā-n- (healthy; whole; active; vigorous).

AdjectiveEdit

são (feminine singular , masculine plural sãos, feminine plural sãs, comparable)

  1. sound, healthy (enjoying health and vigour of body, mind, or spirit)
  2. sane (mentally sound; possessing a rational mind)
  3. logically sound
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Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (in proper nouns, capitalized) São

AdjectiveEdit

são m (apocopate, standard form santo)

  1. (before the noun) Apocopic form of santo ("saint")

Etymology 3Edit

Inflected form of ser (to be). From Old Portuguese son, from Latin sunt.

VerbEdit

são

  1. Third-person plural (eles, elas, also used with vocês?) present indicative of ser
    • 2005, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe, Rocco, page 308:
      Você notou os cabelos dela, são negros e brilhantes e macios...
      You noticed her hair, it's dark and brilliant and soft...