trabajo

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See also: trabajó

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɾaˈbaxo/, [t̪ɾaˈβ̞a.xo]
  • Rhymes: -axo
  • Hyphenation: tra‧ba‧jo

Etymology 1[edit]

Substantive derivative of trabajar, or possibly from Vulgar Latin *tripalium (torture instrument), from Latin tripālis (having three stakes). Compare Portuguese trabalho, French travail, Asturian trabayu, Galician traballo, Catalan treball, Occitan trabalh, Italian travaglio (anguish; pain), Sicilian travagghiu, Sardinian trabadhu, travallu, Ligurian travàggio.

Noun[edit]

trabajo m (plural trabajos)

  1. work, job
    Es un trabajo duro, pero alguien tiene que hacerlo.
    It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it.
    Synonyms: chamba, empleo, faena, quehacer, tarea, curro
  2. (physics) work
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Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Cebuano: trabaho
  • Maquiritari: tadawaaju
  • Tagalog: trabaho
  • Tetelcingo Nahuatl: traböjo

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

trabajo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of trabajar.

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