emboscada

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From emboscar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

emboscada f (plural emboscades)

  1. ambush (an attack launched from a concealed position)

Verb[edit]

emboscada f sg

  1. past participle of emboscar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nominalization of the feminine past participle of emboscar (to ambush).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /ẽ.bosˈka.dɐ/, (natural pronunciation) /ĩ.bosˈka.dɐ/
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /ẽ.boʃˈka.dɐ/, (natural pronunciation) /ĩ.boʃˈka.dɐ/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): (careful pronunciation) /ẽ.bosˈka.da/, (natural pronunciation) /ĩ.bosˈka.da/

Noun[edit]

emboscada f (plural emboscadas)

  1. ambush, ambuscade (a disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station)
    Synonyms: armadilha, cilada, tocaia, encerrona

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Adjective[edit]

emboscada f sg

  1. feminine singular of emboscado

Participle[edit]

emboscada f sg

  1. feminine singular of emboscado

Further reading[edit]

  • emboscada” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From emboscar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /embosˈkada/ [ẽm.bosˈka.ð̞a]
  • Rhymes: -ada
  • Hyphenation: em‧bos‧ca‧da

Noun[edit]

emboscada f (plural emboscadas)

  1. ambush (an attack launched from a concealed position)

Participle[edit]

emboscada f sg

  1. feminine singular of emboscado

Further reading[edit]