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Etymology 1 edit

From escot (an individual's share of the cost) +‎ -ar.

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escotar (first-person singular present escoto, first-person singular preterite escotí, past participle escotat); root stress: (Central, Valencia, Balearic) /ɔ/

  1. to pay one's share of the cost
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Etymology 2 edit

Uncertain, but possibly from cota (coat of arms), from the resemblance of the shape of early décolletage to the shape of the bottom of a coat of arms.

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escotar (first-person singular present escoto, first-person singular preterite escotí, past participle escotat); root stress: (Central, Valencia, Balearic) /ɔ/

  1. to make clothing with décolletage that shows cleavage
  2. to wear clothing with décolletage that shows cleavage
  3. to remove the top portion of one's clothing
    Synonym: espitregar-se
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  • escot (décolletage, cleavage)

Galician edit

Etymology 1 edit

Probably borrowed from Catalan escotar, or directly from Old French escot (payment); from Proto-Germanic *skutą (that which is thrown, shot, projectile, bullet, missile).

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escotar (first-person singular present escoto, first-person singular preterite escotei, past participle escotado)

  1. to pay one's share of the cost
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Etymology 2 edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese escotar, already documented in the 13th century.[1] Perhaps from cota (chainmail), from Proto-Germanic *kuttǭ (cowl, woolen cloth, coat).

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escotar (first-person singular present escoto, first-person singular preterite escotei, past participle escotado)

  1. to make low-cut clothing
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Etymology 3 edit

Either from coto (stump), or from Proto-Germanic *skeutaną (shoot).[2]

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escotar (first-person singular present escoto, first-person singular preterite escotei, past participle escotado)

  1. to trim; to prune; to cut out the tip of a plant
    Synonym: espodar
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References edit

  • escotar” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • escotar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • escotar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • escotar (vestido)” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • escotar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Joan Coromines, José A. Pascual (1983–1991) “escotar”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos
  2. ^ Joan Coromines, José A. Pascual (1983–1991) “acotar”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos

Occitan edit

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin ascultāre, variant of auscultāre.

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  • IPA(key): /eskuˈta/
  • (file)

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escotar

  1. to listen

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Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /eskoˈtaɾ/ [es.koˈt̪aɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: es‧co‧tar

Verb edit

escotar (first-person singular present escoto, first-person singular preterite escoté, past participle escotado)

  1. (transitive) to make low-cut clothing
  2. (intransitive) to pay one's share of the cost

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