bagual

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish bagual, after Bagual, a Querandí chieftain.

Noun[edit]

bagual m (plural baguais)

  1. (South Brazil) an untamed or recently tamed horse
  2. (Rio Grande do Sul) a term of address for a man

Adjective[edit]

bagual (plural baguais, comparable)

  1. (South Brazil, of a horse) untamed or recently tamed
  2. (South Brazil, of a person) uncouth; crude

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After Bagual, a Querandí chieftain.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baˈɡwal/, [baˈɣwal]

Noun[edit]

bagual m (plural baguales)

  1. (Argentina, Uruguay) an untamed horse

Adjective[edit]

bagual

  1. (Uruguay, Paraguay) uncivil

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