GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese carpir, from Latin carpere (to tear off).

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VerbEdit

carpir (first-person singular present carpo, first-person singular preterite carpín, past participle carpido)

  1. (dated, textiles) to fluff up
  2. (dated, textiles) to card
    Synonyms: carmear, carpear
  3. to tear off the hair
  4. to weep, to cry, to bewail
  5. to mourn

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ReferencesEdit

  • carpir” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • carpi” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • carpir” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • carpir” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese carpir, from Latin carpere (to tear off), from Proto-Indo-European *kerp- (to pluck, harvest).

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Hyphenation: car‧pir

VerbEdit

carpir (no first-person singular present, no present subjunctive, third-person singular present carpe, first-person singular preterite carpi, past participle carpido)

  1. to mourn
  2. to weep
  3. to weed (to remove unwanted vegetation from a cultivated area)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin carpere, present active infinitive of carpō.

VerbEdit

carpir (first-person singular present carpo, first-person singular preterite carpí, past participle carpido)

  1. to weed; to hoe

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