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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
  2. (obsolete) to suffer

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