travestir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian travestire.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʁa.vɛs.tiʁ/
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Verb[edit]

travestir

  1. (transitive) to disguise
  2. (reflexive) to dress up (especially in clothes of the opposite sex)
  3. (transitive, derogatory) to travesty (to make a travesty of), distort

Conjugation[edit]

This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French travestir.

Verb[edit]

travestir (first-person singular present indicative travisto, past participle travestido)

  1. to dress up in drag (as members of the opposite sex)
  2. to disguise, masquerade

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French travestir.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɾabesˈtiɾ/, [t̪ɾa.β̞esˈt̪iɾ]

Verb[edit]

travestir (first-person singular present travisto, first-person singular preterite travestí, past participle travestido)

  1. to dress up in drag (as members of the opposite sex)

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