descanso

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish descanso (place of rest, as of a funeral procession)

Noun[edit]

descanso (plural descansos)

  1. A cross placed at the site of a violent, unexpected death, in memoriam.
    The highways of the USA are littered with descansos, silent protests to the evil of automobiles.

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

descanso

  1. first-person singular present indicative of descansar

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

descanso

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of descansar

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From descansar (to rest), des- +‎ cansar (to tire), from Latin campsare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

descanso m (plural descansos)

  1. rest (relief from exertion; state of quiet and recreation)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From descansar > des- + cansar

Noun[edit]

descanso m (plural descansos)

  1. rest, break
  2. relief

Verb[edit]

descanso

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of descansar.