cresta

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin crista.

Noun[edit]

cresta f (plural creste)

  1. crest
  2. comb (of a chicken etc)
  3. ridge (of a mountain)

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

cresta

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

Romanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Often considered to be from creastă, but more likely ultimately from Latin castrāre, present active infinitive of castrō through metathesis (and thus possibly a doublet of the borrowing castra). Compare Occitan crestar (to castrate), Portuguese crestar (collect honey from a beehive). See also the change of 'a' to 'e' in rapidus to repede. For the development of the meaning, compare Abruzzo dialect castrá, Calabrian ncastra, ncastratura.

Verb[edit]

a cresta (third-person singular present crestează, past participle crestat1st conj.

  1. to cut
  2. to notch
  3. to make incisions

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin crista. Doublet of crista.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɾesta/, [ˈkɾest̪a]

Noun[edit]

cresta f (plural crestas)

  1. comb (of a chicken or other bird)
  2. crest (of an animal)
  3. sharp peaks (of a mountain)
  4. ridge (of a wave)
  5. Mohawk hairstyle

Synonyms[edit]

(hairstyle): mohicano, iro

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Interjection[edit]

cresta

  1. (Chile) shit (failure)