máscara

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See also: mascara, Mascara, mascará, and màscara

Galician[edit]

Felos from the carnival of Maceda, Galicia

Etymology[edit]

Attested since circa 1800. Ultimately from Italian maschera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

máscara f (plural máscaras)

  1. mask (a cover for disguise)
    Synonym: carantoña
  2. mask (a person wearing a mask)
    Synonyms: carantoña, felo
  3. mask (a cover for protection)

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Portuguese[edit]

máscara

Etymology[edit]

From Italian maschera (mask, disguise).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

máscara f (plural máscaras)

  1. mask

Usage notes[edit]

  • Máscara is a false friend, and does not mean mascara. Portuguese equivalents are shown in the "Translations" section of the English entry mascara.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian maschera.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaskaɾa/, [ˈmas.ka.ɾa]

Noun[edit]

máscara f (plural máscaras)

  1. mask

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Usage notes[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Polish: maszkara

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