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From Old Galician-Portuguese lavar, from Latin lavāre (to wash). Cognate with Portuguese and Spanish lavar.

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lavar (first-person singular present lavo, first-person singular preterite lavei, past participle lavado)

  1. to wash

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lavar (present tense lavas, past tense lavis, future tense lavos, imperative lavez, conditional lavus)

  1. (transitive) to wash

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Occitan edit

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From Old Occitan, from Latin lavāre, present active infinitive of lavō (I wash).

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  • (file)

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lavar

  1. to wash

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Old Galician-Portuguese edit

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Inherited from Latin lavāre. Cognate with Old Spanish lavar and Old French laver.

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lavar

  1. to wash

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  • Galician: lavar
  • Portuguese: lavar

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese lavar, from Latin lavāre (to wash), from Proto-Indo-European *lewh₃- (to wash). Compare Galician and Spanish lavar, French laver, and Italian lavare.

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  • Hyphenation: la‧var

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lavar (first-person singular present lavo, first-person singular preterite lavei, past participle lavado)

  1. to wash

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:lavar.

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin lavāre (to wash), from Proto-Indo-European *lewh₃- (to wash).

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  • IPA(key): /laˈbaɾ/ [laˈβ̞aɾ]
  • Audio (Spain):(file)
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: la‧var

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lavar (first-person singular present lavo, first-person singular preterite lavé, past participle lavado)

  1. (transitive) to wash
    Synonym: asear
  2. (transitive) to wipe, clear (disgrace, doubt, etc.)
  3. (reflexive) to wash oneself
  4. (reflexive) to wash a body part of oneself (e.g. hands, hair)

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lavar

  1. indefinite plural of lav (moss)
  2. indefinite plural of lave (bench in a sauna)

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