From Old Portuguese traballar, 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 Spanish trabajar, French travailler, Portuguese and Occitan trabalhar, Catalan treballar, Asturian trabayar.
- to work
- first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of
- first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of