So I know what 'barata' means, thanks to Spanish, but Duolingo only provided the translation 'cockroach.' I think this would be extremely unfair to anyone who had not known the meaning of 'barata.'
It is both. Ajective cheap: "barato, barata, baratos, baratas"
Noun cockroach: "a barata"
cheap adj (inexpensive) barato adj<pre>
Frank prefers to buy cheap razors. Frank prefere comprar lâminas baratas.</pre>
cheap adj (of poor quality) barato adj<pre>
This cheap suit is falling apart at the seams! Este terno barato está-se acabando em todos os sentidos!</pre>