GalicianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cobrir (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin cooperīre, present active infinitive of cooperiō. Cognate with Spanish cubrir, Portuguese cobrir, English cover, among others.

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cubrir (first-person singular present cubro, first-person singular preterite cubrín, past participle cuberto)

  1. to cover
    • 1294, J. L. Novo Cazón (ed.), El priorato santiaguista de Vilar de Donas en la Edad Media (1194-1500). A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 270:
      mandolle tomar essa meda do colmo que y se para cobrir esas casas da Meruca
      I order him to take that stack of thatch which is there to cover Meruca's houses
    • 1409, G. Pérez Barcala (ed.), A tradución galega do "Liber de medicina equorum" de Joradanus Ruffus. Santiago de Compostela: USC, page 172:
      filla o vinagre ben forte e a greda alva muda et pouco de sal ben mundo, e amasa todo moi ben ata que se faça ende ũa pasta mole, e desta pasta cubri todolos colloos moi ben
      take a strong vinegar and ground white clay and a little salt, finely ground, and mix very well everything till it becames a soft paste, and with this paste cover very well the [horse's] bollocks
    Synonyms: abrigar, tapar
  2. to shelter
    Synonyms: abrigar, acubillar, agarimar
  3. (zoology) to cover, to mount
    Synonym: montar

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ReferencesEdit

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

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish cubrir, cobrir, from Latin cooperīre, present active infinitive of cooperiō. Cognate with English cover.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kuˈbɾiɾ/, [kuˈβ̞ɾiɾ]

VerbEdit

cubrir (first-person singular present cubro, first-person singular preterite cubrí, past participle cubierto)

  1. (transitive) to cover
    Synonym: tapar
  2. (zoology) to cover, to mount
  3. (reflexive) to cover oneself
    Synonym: revestir

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