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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French savate.

NounEdit

savate (uncountable)

  1. a form of French martial art that involves combinations of punching and kicking moves

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French savate (old shoe), from Old French chavate, çavate, of unknown origin shared with Spanish zapato. Possibly from Tatar чабата (çabata, overshoes), ultimately either from Ottoman Turkish چاپوت(çaput, çapıt, patchwork, tatters), from Ottoman Turkish چاپمق(çapmak, to slap on), or of Iranian origin, cognate with modern Persian چپت(čapat, a kind of traditional leather shoe). Doublet of sabot.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sa.vat/
  • (file)

NounEdit

savate f (plural savates)

  1. (sports) savate
    Synonym: chausson
  2. (colloquial) old slipper

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ParticipleEdit

sāvāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of sāvātus

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EtymologyEdit

French savate

NounEdit

savate m (uncountable)

  1. (martial arts) savate

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