Asturian

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Etymology

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From Vulgar Latin *altiāre, derived from Latin altus (high).

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alzar (first-person singular indicative present alzo, past participle alzáu)

  1. to lift, raise
  2. to rise, go up
  3. to be above
  4. to be (a certain height)
  5. to make off with, to seize
  6. to run off, leave
  7. (reflexive) to stand up (to), to rebel

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Galician

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese alçar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria),from Vulgar Latin *altiāre, derived from Latin altus (high).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [alˈθaɾ], (western) [alˈsaɾ]

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alzar (first-person singular present alzo, first-person singular preterite alcei, past participle alzado)

  1. (transitive) to lift, raise
    Synonyms: erguer, levantar
  2. (transitive) to build
    Synonyms: erguer, levantar
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to revolt
    Synonym: rebelar
  4. (transitive) to winnow
    Synonym: abalear
  5. (nautical) to stop rowing, to lift the rows

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References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “alçar”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “alçar”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • alzar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • alzar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • alzar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Spanish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Vulgar Latin *altiāre, derived from Latin altus (high).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /alˈθaɾ/ [al̟ˈθaɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /alˈsaɾ/ [alˈsaɾ]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: al‧zar

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alzar (first-person singular present alzo, first-person singular preterite alcé, past participle alzado)

  1. (transitive) to lift, raise
  2. (transitive) to remove; to steal
  3. (transitive) to hide
  4. (reflexive) to rise up, revolt
  5. (reflexive, with preposition con) to achieve, obtain
    se alzaron con el trofeo
    they lifted the trophy
    • 2015 August 1, “Este es el hombre más en forma del mundo”, in El País[1]:
      Dave Castro, un de los jefazos de la empresa Crossfit, es el responsable de diseñar y anunciar horas antes de que empiecen las pruebas de competición en qué van a consistir los ejercicios para alzarse con el título.
      Dave Castro, one of the top dogs of Crossfit, is responsible for designing and announcing hours before the competitions what the exercises to obtain the title will be.
  6. (reflexive, law) to appeal

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