tarefa

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Arabic طريحة (tarīha, endeavor), from the Classical Arabic root طرح (ṭáraḥa, to throw).

Cognate with Galician tarefa and Spanish tarea.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tarefa f (plural tarefas)

  1. job, task
  2. burden, chore
  3. Short for tarefa de casa.