máscara

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See also: mascara, Mascara, mascará, and màscara

Portuguese[edit]

máscara

Etymology[edit]

From Italian maschera ‎(mask, disguise), from Medieval Latin masca, mascha, mascus ‎(mask, nightmare, ghost), of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

máscara f (plural máscaras)

  1. mask

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian maschera, possibly ultimately from Arabic مَسْخَرَة ‎(masḵara, buffoon, fool, pleasantry, anything ridiculous), from سَخِرَة ‎(saḵira, to ridicule, to laugh at). More details at English mask.

Noun[edit]

máscara f ‎(plural máscaras)

  1. mask

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