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EtymologyEdit

From Latin cavo.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cavar (first-person singular present cavo, past participle cavat)

  1. to dig

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cavar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin cavāre, present active infinitive of cavō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cavar (first-person singular present cavo, first-person singular preterite cavei, past participle cavado)

  1. to dig
  2. to hoe
    • 1303, Clarinda de Azevedo Maia (ed.), História do galego-português. Estado linguístico da Galiza e do Noroeste de Portugal do século XII ao século XVI (com referência á situação do galego moderno). Coimbra: I.N.I.C., page 150:
      Et dardeſ cada anno quatro dias de ſeara a noſſa graña de Pineyra, ṽn dia a eſcauar, outro a pudar, outro a cauar, outro a rãdar
      You'll give each year four days of work in our farm of Piñeira, one day for digging, another for prunning, another for hoeing, another for weeding
  3. to break up

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ReferencesEdit

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

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan, from Latin cavō, cavāre.

VerbEdit

cavar

  1. to dig

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese, from Latin cavō, cavāre.

VerbEdit

cavar (first-person singular present indicative cavo, past participle cavado)

  1. to dig, excavate, burrow, scoop

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RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cavō, cavāre.

VerbEdit

cavar

  1. (Sursilvan) to dig

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cavō, cavāre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaˈbaɾ/, [kaˈβaɾ]

VerbEdit

cavar (first-person singular present cavo, first-person singular preterite cavé, past participle cavado)

  1. (transitive) to excavate, dig
  2. (intransitive) to penetrate into

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VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cavō, cavāre.

VerbEdit

cavar

  1. (transitive) to take off, take out
  2. (transitive) to extract

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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