arrapar

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From a- +‎ rapar.

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arrapar (first-person singular present arrapo, past participle arrapat)

  1. to take away, to carry away
  2. to scratch, to remove
  3. (reflexive) to cling
    • 2002, Albert Sánchez Piñol, chapter 7, in La pell freda, La Campana, →ISBN:
      S'arrapen a l'escorça dels arbres, com els musclos a les roques, i necessito extreure'ls amb una navalla.
      They cling to the bark of the trees, like the mussels do to the rocks, and I need to take them off them with a knife.

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