burla

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin burra ‎(nonsense, trickery, literally flock of wool).

Noun[edit]

burla f ‎(plural burle)

  1. trick, prank, frolic, joke

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

burla

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

Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

burla f ‎(Latin spelling)

  1. joke

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish burla, of unknown origin.

Noun[edit]

burla f (plural burlas)

  1. fraud
  2. mockery
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

burla

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of burlar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of burlar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. The Real Academia Española suggests Latin *burrula, from burrae. Also see Italian burla.

Noun[edit]

burla f ‎(plural burlas)

  1. mockery, taunt, ridicule
  2. prank

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

burla

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of burlar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of burlar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of burlar.