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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Spanish santo

NounEdit

santo (plural santos)

  1. (art) A wooden or ivory statue of a saint, angel or other religious figure, found in Spain and former Spanish colonies.
    • 1972, Shirley Glubok, The Art of the Spanish in the United States and Puerto Rico
      A santo may get a new coat of paint on its feast day or at Christmas. Or sometimes, when a prayer has been granted, a Puerto Rican repays his santo with a fresh coat of paint.

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AsturianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

santo

  1. neuter of santu

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese santo, from Latin sānctus, perfect passive participle of sanciō (consecrate, appoint as sacred), from Proto-Indo-European *sān- (healthy, happy).

AdjectiveEdit

santo m (feminine singular santa, masculine plural santos, feminine plural santas)

  1. holy, sacred

NounEdit

santo m (plural santos, feminine santa, feminine plural santas)

  1. saint

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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese santo (male saint), from Old Portuguese santo, from Latin sānctus, perfect passive participle of sanciō (consecrate, appoint as sacred), from Proto-Indo-European *sān- (healthy, happy).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsan.to]
  • Hyphenation: san‧to

NounEdit

santo m (plural santo-santo, para santo)

  1. saint (male)
    Santo PetrusSaint Peter

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IstriotEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sānctus.

AdjectiveEdit

santo

  1. holy

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Saint): san (before a consonant (except preconsonantal s))
  • (Saint): sant' (before a vowel)
  • (Saint): S. (abbreviation)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sānctus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

santo (feminine santa, masculine plural santi, feminine plural sante, superlative santissimo)

  1. holy

NounEdit

santo m (plural santi, feminine santa)

  1. saint
  2. (before a name of a saint or in place names, often capitalized) Saint

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Further readingEdit

  • santo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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PaliEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

santo

  1. nominative singular/plural masculine of santa, which is present active participle of atthi (to be)
  2. nominative singular masculine of santa (calm), which is past participle of sammati (to be calmed)
  3. nominative singular masculine of santa (tired), which is past participle of sammati (to be tired)

PortugueseEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese santo, from Latin sānctus, perfect passive participle of sanciō (consecrate, appoint as sacred), from Proto-Indo-European *sān- (healthy, happy).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɐ̃.tu/, [ˈsɐ̃.tu]

AdjectiveEdit

santo m (feminine singular santa, masculine plural santos, feminine plural santas, comparable)

  1. holy, sacred
    1. dedicated to a religious purpose or a god; religious
      Synonym: religioso
      Antonyms: laico, secular
    2. flawless from a religious point of view
      Synonyms: perfeito, puro
    3. designed or exalted by a divine sanction; venerable
      Synonyms: sagrado, sacro, venerável
    4. (of a day) during which one must dedicate himself to religion, rather than work
    5. saintly; relating to saints.
  2. (figuratively) pure, immaculate, undefiled
    1. innocent
      Synonyms: puro, inocente
      Antonyms: impuro, pecador, réprobo
    2. chaste
      Synonyms: puro, casto, imaculado
      Antonyms: impuro, libidinoso

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NounEdit

santo m (plural santos, feminine santa, feminine plural santas)

  1. (Roman Catholicism) someone who has been formally canonised by the Catholic Church
  2. (Candomblé, Afro-Brazilian religion) orisha (deities in the Yoruba religion)
  3. saint (a virtuous or holy person)
  4. an extremely kind individual

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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • santo” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From earlier sancto, from Latin sānctus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

santo (feminine santa, masculine plural santos, feminine plural santas) (superlative santísimo)

  1. holy, godly

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santo m (plural santos, feminine santa, feminine plural santas)

  1. male saint
  2. name day
    Synonym: onomástica

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish santo from Old Spanish sancto, from Latin sānctus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

santo (feminine santa)

  1. holy, godly

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m

  1. saint