tarefa

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

tarefa f ‎(plural tarefas)

  1. chore, task

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Arabic طَرِيحَة ‎(ṭarīḥa, endeavor), from the Classical Arabic root طَرَحَ ‎(ṭaraḥa, to throw). Cognate with Galician tarefa and Spanish tarea.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tarefa f (plural tarefas)

  1. job, task
    Tarefa apressada, tarefa estragada.
    Rushed task, ruined task.
  2. burden, chore
  3. Short for tarefa de casa.
    Estou fazendo minha tarefa.
    I am doing my homework.

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