See also: sexta feira

Portuguese

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese sesta feira (Friday), from Ecclesiastical Latin feria sexta (sixth weekday). Replaced earlier vernes.

Compare Galician sexta feira (Friday), Mirandese sesta-feira (Friday), Asturian estaferia and Spanish sextaferia.

Pronunciation

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌses.tɐˈfe(j).ɾɐ/ [ˌses.tɐˈfe(ɪ̯).ɾɐ]
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /ˌseʃ.tɐˈfe(j).ɾɐ/ [ˌseʃ.tɐˈfe(ɪ̯).ɾɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌses.taˈfe(j).ɾa/ [ˌses.taˈfe(ɪ̯).ɾa]
 

  • Hyphenation: sex‧ta-fei‧ra

Noun

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sexta-feira f (plural sextas-feiras)

  1. Friday (day of the week)

Descendants

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  • Tetum: loron-sesta

See also

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