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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin conspuere, present active infinitive of conspuō.

VerbEdit

cuspir (first-person singular indicative present cuspo, past participle cuspíu)

  1. to spit

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GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese cospir, from Latin conspuere (to spit).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cuspir (first-person singular present cuspo, first-person singular preterite cuspín, past participle cuspido)

  1. to spit (to expel saliva from the mouth)
    Onde moitos cuspen, lama fan
    Where many people spit, they make mud
    (proverb)
    Synonyms: esgarrar

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • cospir” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cosp” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cuspir” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.



PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese cospir, from Latin conspuere, present active infinitive of cōnspuō (I spit out).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cuspir (first-person singular present indicative cuspo, past participle cuspido)

  1. to spit (to expel saliva from the mouth)
  2. (figuratively) to offend

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit