espuma

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spūmam, accusative of spūma, from spuō ‎(I spit, spew).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

espuma f (plural espumas)

  1. foam
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 50r.
      DEl .iij. grado del ſigno de libra, es la piedra q́l dizen alguéna ¬ es la ſegunda manera de eſpuma de mar.
      Of the third degree of the sign of Libra is the stone they call algal; it is the second kind of sea foam.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spūma.

Noun[edit]

espuma f (plural espumas)

  1. foam; froth (mass of bubbles)
    Cerveja boa tem bastante espuma.
    Good beer has a lot of froth.
  2. spittle (frothy saliva)

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Verb[edit]

espuma

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spūma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

espuma f ‎(plural espumas)

  1. foam, mousse

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

espuma

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