mascar

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Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

mascar

  1. to mask

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Interlingue[edit]

Verb[edit]

mascar

  1. to mask

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin masticāre, present active infinitive of masticō (I chew).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mascar (first-person singular present indicative masco, past participle mascado)

  1. to chew (to crush with teeth) for a long time

Usage notes[edit]

This verb is used when describing the chewing of something that won’t be swallowed (such as gum), or food that requires too much chewing. For normal chewing, use mastigar.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin masticāre, present active infinitive of masticō (I chew).

Verb[edit]

mascar (first-person singular present masco, first-person singular preterite masqué, past participle mascado)

  1. to chew

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Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: c becomes a qu before every e.