abafar

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Ladino[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ bafo +‎ -ar

Verb[edit]

abafar (Latin spelling)

  1. (cooking) to steam
  2. to suffocate, to choke
  3. to put out (a fire) by suffocation
  4. to cover (a sound) or mask (the noise)

Synonyms[edit]

  1. atabafar

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ bafo +‎ -ar

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐbɐˈfaɾ/, [ɐβɐˈfaɾ]
  • Hyphenation: a‧ba‧far

Verb[edit]

abafar (first-person singular present indicative abafo, past participle abafado)

  1. (transitive) to suffocate
  2. (transitive) to interrupt
  3. (transitive, informal) to ignore someone's mistakes

Conjugation[edit]