empena

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See also: empeña and empeñá

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

empena f (plural empenas)

  1. (architecture) gable (triangular area of wall just under the roof)
  2. warping of wood due to heat or humidity

Verb[edit]

empena

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of empenar
    Ele empena a tábua.
    He warps the plank.
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of empenar
    Tu aí, empena a tábua sozinho.
    You there, warp the plank by yourself.