disfrazar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from older desfrezar (to disguise), from dis- (removal, away, apart)+ frezar, from Vulgar Latin *frictiāre (to scrub), frequentative of fricō (to rub), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreyH- (cut, break).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /disfɾaˈθaɾ/, [d̪is.fɾaˈθaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /disfɾaˈsaɾ/, [d̪is.fɾaˈsaɾ]

VerbEdit

disfrazar (first-person singular present disfrazo, first-person singular preterite disfracé, past participle disfrazado)

  1. (transitive, reflexive) to disguise (to change the appearance)
  2. (transitive, reflexive) to dress up

Usage notesEdit

disfrazarse de - to dress up as.

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