tocaia

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Tupi (t)okaîa (shack).

Noun[edit]

tocaia f (plural tocaias)

  1. ambush (act of concealing oneself and waiting to attack by surprise)

Verb[edit]

tocaia

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