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See also: Catar, catâr, and catàr

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin captāre, present active infinitive of captō (snatch).

VerbEdit

catar (first-person singular indicative present cato, past participle catáu)

  1. to milk
  2. to search, look for
  3. to gaze
  4. to catch

ConjugationEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese catar, from Latin captāre (to seize, catch).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

catar m (plural catares)

  1. (archaic) gaze

VerbEdit

catar (first-person singular present cato, first-person singular preterite catei, past participle catado)

  1. (transitive) to catch
  2. (transitive) to collect
  3. (transitive) to collect honey
    Synonyms: castrar, esmelgar
  4. (transitive) to search
  5. (transitive) to perceive, notice
  6. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to realize (become aware of a fact or situation)
    Synonym: decatar
  7. (transitive) to carefully search
    Synonym: procurar
  8. (transitive) to delouse
    Synonym: espiollar
  9. (transitive) to taste; to eat

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin captāre, present active infinitive of captō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

catar

  1. to look; to observe; to examine
  2. to look for
  3. to consider

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese catar, from Latin captāre, present active infinitive of captō (snatch). Doublet of captar.

VerbEdit

catar (first-person singular present indicative cato, past participle catado)

  1. (transitive) to gather; to glean; to collect (get multiple things)
    Vamos catar as maçãs da árvore?Let’s gather apples from the tree?
    Synonyms: colher, recolher
  2. (transitive) to pick up (collect an object, especially from the ground)
    Derrubei a carta, pode catá-la para mim?I dropped the letter, can you pick it up for me?
    Synonym: pegar
  3. (transitive) to look for; to search for (try to find something)
    Passei o dia catando o livro.I spent the day looking for the book.
    Synonym: procurar
  4. (slang, transitive) to pick up (start a short romantic relationship with)
    Ele catou duas minas na festa.He picked up two chicks at the party.
    Synonym: pegar
  5. (transitive) to clean something by removing defective elements one by one
    Cate o feijão antes de cozinhá-lo.Remove the rotten beans before cooking them.
    Synonym: selecionar
  6. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of catar
  7. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of catar
  8. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of catar
  9. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of catar
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Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

catar m (plural catares)

  1. a train of camels
    Synonym: cáfila

Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

catar m (plural catares)

  1. (very rare) Alternative form of cátaro

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin captāre, present active infinitive of captō (snatch). Doublet of captar.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

catar (first-person singular present cato, first-person singular preterite caté, past participle catado)

  1. to taste
  2. to examine, look at

ConjugationEdit

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VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin captāre, present active infinitive of captō (snatch).

VerbEdit

catar

  1. (transitive) To find

ConjugationEdit

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

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