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Portuguese-English translation for "punhal"

 

"punhal" English translation

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punhal {noun}

punhal {m} (also: adaga)

dagger {noun}

Do trajo nacional do meu país, a Escócia, faz parte um punhal preso a uma das meias.

The Scottish, my own country's national dress involves wearing a dagger in your sock.

Do trajo nacional do meu país, a Escócia, faz parte um punhal preso a uma das meias.

The Scottish, my own country' s national dress involves wearing a dagger in your sock.

Porque usam o kirpan, um pequeno punhal cerimonial, sob a roupa, foi-lhes negada a entrada no Parlamento Europeu.

Because they wear the kirpan, a small ceremonial dagger, beneath their clothing, they have been prevented from entering the European Parliament.
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Há até um ditado no Iémen que diz: "Se tens idade para usar um punhal, já tens idade para lutar pela tua tribo”.

There is even a saying in Yemen that 'if you are old enough to use a knife, you are old enough to fight for your tribe'.

Se os serviços forem informados com antecedência de que o punhal faz parte do trajo nacional, será permitida a entrada no Parlamento.

If the services are informed in advance that this is part of national dress, then entry can be facilitated.

Receio bem que a proposta da Comissão não passe de um punhal nas costas de dezenas de milhares de trabalhadores, especialmente nos sectores da saúde e dos serviços.

I greatly fear that the Commission's proposal is nothing other than a knife in the back of tens of millions of workers, especially in the health and service sectors.
 

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