trapo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin drappus (piece of cloth), from Indo-European origin (confer Lithuanian drãpanos (clothes, laundry)), but probably neither Germanic nor Celtic.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trapo m (plural trapos)

  1. cloth (woven fabric)
    Synonym: pano
  2. tatter; rag
    Synonyms: farrapo, galdrapo, milfo
  3. diaper
    Synonym: cueiro
  4. sail (piece of fabric attached to a boat)
    Synonym: pano

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References[edit]

  • trapo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • trapo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • trapo” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • trapo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. trapo.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin trapus, alternative form of drappus (piece of cloth), probably from Frankish *drapi, *drāpi (that which is fulled, drabcloth), from Proto-Germanic *drepaną (to beat, strike), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰrebʰ- (to beat, crush, make or become thick)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trapo m (plural trapos)

  1. tatter (a shred of torn cloth)
  2. rag (piece of old cloth)

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin drappus (cloth), probably from Frankish *drapi, *drāpi (that which is fulled, drabcloth). Compare French drap, drapeau.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trapo m (plural trapos)

  1. (cloth) rag
  2. (cloth) any piece of cloth
  3. (cleansing) any fabric or paper piece for clean, wash or dry (tea towel, dish towel, dish cloth, dust cloth, car towel, damp cloth)
    Synonym: paño
  4. (figuratively) clothing, clothes
    Synonyms: ropa, traste

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish trapo (rag).

Noun[edit]

trapo

  1. rag; cleaning rag

Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction of English words traditional and politician.

Noun[edit]

trapo

  1. (derogatory) a corrupt politician.