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tajar (Verb) "to cut"
10th cent. From Latin taliare 'id.' From talea (botanical) "cutting" (see tálea).
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian tayar, Galician tallar, Portuguese talhar, Catalan tallar, French tailler, Italian tagliare, Romanian tăia, Sardinian tazare
Italic
Umbrian tafle "on the table"