One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in Portuguese-speaking countries) a man (often used as a title or polite form of address)‘Senhor Emilio Sofia Rosa’
- ‘If you're concerned with any important government stuff, I'm your senhor!’
- ‘Like Spanish, Portuguese makes a distinction between the more formal and courteous ‘o senhor / a senhora’ and the more informal and intimate tu.’
Portuguese, from Latin senior (see senior).
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