travar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Trave +‎ -ar. From Old Portuguese travar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

travar ‎(first-person singular present indicative travo, past participle travado)

  1. to brake (stop a vehicle)
  2. to lock (secure an object)
    Eles se esqueceram de travar a porta.
    They forgot to lock the door.
  3. to fight (a battle, a war)
    Usando palavras, pode-se travar uma boa luta.
    Using words, one can fight precisely.
  4. (transitive with de) to draw (a weapon or an instrument); to grab; to take.
    Rindo, caminhou para ela e travou-lhe a mão.
    Laughing, [he] walked towards her and grabbed her hand.
    Travou do punhal em um piscar de olhos.
    [He] drew the dagger in the blink of an eye.
  5. to form, to strike up (a relationship or acquaintance)
    Tenho prazer em travar conhecimento com todos.
    I took pleasure in getting to know each and every one.
  6. to arrest

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tráva.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /trǎʋaːr/
  • Hyphenation: tra‧var

Noun[edit]

tràvār m ‎(Cyrillic spelling тра̀ва̄р)

  1. herbalist
  2. herb seller or gatherer

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • travar” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

travar

  1. indefinite plural of trave

Verb[edit]

travar

  1. present tense of trava.