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cresta

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin crista.

NounEdit

cresta f (plural creste)

  1. crest
  2. comb (of a chicken etc)
  3. ridge (of a mountain)

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PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

cresta

  1. third-person singular present indicative of crestar
  2. second-person singular imperative of crestar

RomanianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Often considered to be from creastă, but more likely ultimately from Latin castrāre, present active infinitive of castrō through metathesis. Compare Portuguese crestar. See also the change of 'a' to 'e' in rapidus to repede. For the development of the meaning, compare Abruzzo dialect castrá, Calabrian ncastra, ncastratura.

VerbEdit

a cresta (third-person singular present crestează, past participle crestat1st conj.

  1. to cut
  2. to notch
  3. to make incisions

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin crista.

NounEdit

cresta f (plural crestas)

  1. Comb (of a chicken or other bird)
  2. crest (of an animal)
  3. Sharp peaks (of a mountain)
  4. ridge (of a wave).
  5. Mohawk hairstyle.

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SynonymsEdit

(hairstyle): mohicano, iro

InterjectionEdit

cresta

  1. (Chile) shit (failure)