trabajar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *tripaliāre, present active infinitive of *tripaliō, from tripalium (a torture instrument), from Latin tripālis (that which has three stakes), from tria + pālus. Compare French travailler, Portuguese and Occitan trabalhar, Catalan treballar, Galician traballar, Asturian trabayar, Italian travagliare, Sicilian travagghiari, Sardinian traballare, Neapolitan travaglià and English travail.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɾabaˈxaɾ/, [t̪ɾaβaˈxaɾ]

VerbEdit

trabajar (first-person singular present trabajo, first-person singular preterite trabajé, past participle trabajado)

  1. to work
    Synonyms: chambear, currar, faenar; see also Thesaurus:trabajar
  2. to work in, work on, to workshop (+ en)
  3. (obsolete) to suffer

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