travessa

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trānsversa, from trāns + versa.

Noun[edit]

travessa f (plural travesses)

  1. (rail transport) railway sleeper, tie

Verb[edit]

travessa

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of travessar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of travessar

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine of travesso, from Latin transversus (turned across, lying across).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

travessa f (plural travessas)

  1. a transversal street
  2. a plate or bowl for placing food on a table
  3. (construction) crossbeam (horizontal structural beam)
  4. a small comb for holding a hairdo
  5. (rail transport) railway sleeper, tie (Portugal)

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Adjective[edit]

travessa

  1. feminine form of travesso

Verb[edit]

travessa

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of travessar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of travessar