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English

Etymology

Spanish faena.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /fa'ena/

Noun

faena

  1. (bullfighting) a series of passes performed by a matador with cape or sword before the kill

Spanish

Etymology

From Old Catalan faena ‘task, chore’, from Latin facienda ‘things to do’, from facere.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /fa'ena/

Noun

faena f

  1. a task or job; a duty
  2. (Latin America) compulsory labour or work
  3. a dirty trick
  4. (bullfighting) a series of passes performed by a matador with cape or sword before the kill

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