English translation of 'mastigar'
1. to chew
2. (pronunciar mal) to mumble, mutter
3. (figurative: refletir) to mull over
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'mastigar' in Other Languages
British English: chew /tʃuː/ VERB
When you chew food, you break it up with your teeth and make it easier to swallow.
Be certain to eat slowly and chew your food extremely well.
He leaned back on the sofa, still chewing on his apple.
- American English: chew
- Arabic: يَـمْضُغُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: mastigar
- Chinese: 嚼
- Croatian: žvakati
- Czech: žvýkat
- Danish: tygge
- Dutch: kauwen
- European Spanish: masticar
- Finnish: pureskella
- French: mâcher
- German: kauen
- Greek: μασώ
- Italian: masticare
- Japanese: 噛む
- Korean: 씹다
- Norwegian: tygge
- Polish: przeżuć
- European Portuguese: mastigar
- Romanian: a mesteca
- Russian: жевать
- Spanish: masticar
- Swedish: tugga
- Thai: เคี้ยว
- Turkish: çiğnemek
- Ukrainian: жувати
- Vietnamese: nhai
British English: crunch VERB
If you crunch something hard, such as a sweet, you crush it noisily between your teeth.
She sucked an ice cube into her mouth, and crunched it loudly.
He crunched into an apple.
Translation of mastigar from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary
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