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Cavar

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin cavo.

Pronunciation

Verb

cavar (first-person singular present cavo, past participle cavat)

  1. to dig

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Galician

Etymology

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cavar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin cav?re, present active infinitive of cav?.

Pronunciation

Verb

cavar (first-person singular present cavo, first-person singular preterite cavei, past participle cavado)

  1. to dig
  2. to hoe
    • 1303, Clarinda de Azevedo Maia (ed.), História do galego-português. Estado linguístico da Galiza e do Noroeste de Portugal do século XII ao século XVI (com referência á situação do galego moderno). Coimbra: I.N.I.C., page 150:
      Et dardes cada anno quatro dias de seara a nossa graña de Pineyra, ?n dia a escauar, outro a pudar, outro a cauar, outro a rãdar
      You'll give each year four days of work in our farm of Piñeira, one day for digging, another for prunning, another for hoeing, another for weeding
  3. to break up

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References

  • "cavar" in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • "cauar" in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • "cavar" in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • "cavar" in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • "cavar" in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Occitan

Etymology

From Old Occitan, from Latin cav?, cav?re.

Verb

cavar

  1. to dig

Conjugation

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Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese, from Latin cav?, cav?re.

Verb

cavar (first-person singular present indicative cavo, past participle cavado)

  1. to dig, excavate, burrow, scoop

Conjugation

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Romansch

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin cav?, cav?re.

Verb

cavar

  1. (Sursilvan) to dig

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin cav?, cav?re.

Pronunciation

Verb

cavar (first-person singular present cavo, first-person singular preterite cavé, past participle cavado)

  1. (transitive) to excavate, dig
  2. (intransitive) to penetrate into

Conjugation

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Further reading


Venetian

Etymology

From Latin cav?, cav?re.

Verb

cavar

  1. (transitive) to take off, take out
  2. (transitive) to extract

Conjugation

  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

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