See also: trabá, trąba, and trąbą

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

traba

  1. water

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SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin trabs (timber). Compare English trave (crossbeam).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɾaba/ [ˈt̪ɾa.β̞a]
  • Rhymes: -aba
  • Hyphenation: tra‧ba

NounEdit

traba f (plural trabas)

  1. catch (concealed difficulty)
  2. obstacle
    Synonym: obstáculo
    • 2021 March 22, Jamil Chade, “Ai Weiwei: “Occidente está perdiendo sus valores””, in El País[1], retrieved 2021-03-23:
      Pero enseguida descubrió que las trabas para contar lo que pasó en el primer epicentro de la pandemia no solo las ponía el Partido Comunista Chino.
      But he immediately found that obstacles to reporting what happened in the first epicentre of the pandemic were not only being imposed by the Chinese Communist Party.
  3. shackle
  4. hopple

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

traba

  1. inflection of trabar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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