desvelar

AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

desvelar (first-person singular indicative present desvelo, past participle desveláu)

  1. to reveal

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PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

desvelar (first-person singular present indicative desvelo, past participle desvelado)

  1. (transitive) to uncover, to unveil

ConjugationEdit

Further readingEdit

  • desvelar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /desbeˈlaɾ/, [d̪ez.β̞eˈlaɾ]

Etymology 1Edit

From des- +‎ velar, or more likely derived from Latin ēvigilāre (awaken), with the prefix des-, from Latin dis-[1]; compare Portuguese desvelar, Catalan desvetllar, Occitan desvelhar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /desbeˈlaɾ/, [d̪ez.β̞eˈlaɾ]

VerbEdit

desvelar (first-person singular present desvelo, first-person singular preterite desvelé, past participle desvelado)

  1. (transitive, reflexive) to preventing someone from sleeping, not letting them sleep
  2. (transitive, reflexive) to be unable to sleep; to be not able to sleep; to keep awake
  3. (reflexive) to be vigilant
  4. (reflexive, figuratively) to work tirelessly

Etymology 2Edit

From des- (un) + velar (veil).

VerbEdit

desvelar (first-person singular present desvelo, first-person singular preterite desvelé, past participle desvelado)

  1. (transitive) to reveal, unveil
    Synonym: revelar
ConjugationEdit

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