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chamar

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hindi चमार (camār, tanner).

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NounEdit

chamar (plural chamars)

  1. A member of a Hindu caste who works in leather; a tanner or leather-worker.
    • 1888, Rudyard Kipling, ‘The Sending of Dana Da’, In Black and White, Folio Society 2005, page 419:
      It is not strictly a native patent, though chamars of the skin and hide castes can, if irritated, despatch a Sending which sits on the breast of their enemy by night and nearly kills him.

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin clāmāre, present active infinitive of clamō (cry out).

VerbEdit

chamar (first-person singular present chamo, first-person singular preterite chamei, past participle chamado)

  1. to call; to refer to (by name)
    Chámome Alejandro e nacín en 1953. — "I am called Alejandro and was born in 1953."
  2. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of chamar
  3. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of chamar

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese chamar (call), from Latin clamāre, present active infinitive of clamō.

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VerbEdit

chamar (first-person singular present indicative chamo, past participle chamado)

  1. to call, summons
  2. to invoke
  3. to name (give a name to)

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