See also: lig ar and łigar

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Esperanto ligiFrench lierItalian legareSpanish ligar..

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ligar (present tense ligas, past tense ligis, future tense ligos, imperative ligez, conditional ligus)

  1. (transitive) to link, connect
    Synonyms: atachar, konektar
    Antonym: desligar
  2. (transitive) to bind, tie

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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan, from Latin ligāre, present active infinitive of ligō.

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ligar

  1. to tie up; to bind

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Semi-learned borrowing from Latin ligāre, present active infinitive of ligō, from Proto-Indo-European *leyǵ- (to bind). Compare the form liar, which may have (Old) French influence, as well as the inherited Old Portuguese form legar.

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ligar (first-person singular present indicative ligo, past participle ligado)

  1. (transitive) to link; to connect; to join (to put things together so they work together)
    O ferreiro ligou os ferros com um maçarico.The blacksmith connected the irons with a blowtorch.
    Synonyms: juntar, conectar, unir, acoplar
    Antonyms: desconectar, separar, desacoplar
  2. (transitive) to connect; to associate (to consider multiples things related)
    O detetive tentou ligar as evidências.The detective tried to connect the evidence.
    Synonyms: conectar, associar, relacionar
    Antonym: desassociar
  3. (transitive) to turn on (to make a device start operating)
    Liguem os motores e se preparem para a largada!Turn your engines on and prepare for the start of the race!
    Alguém ligou a luz.Somebody turned on the light.
    Antonym: desligar
  4. (telephony, transitive with para or a or an indirect objective pronoun) to call; to dial (to attempt to talk to someone with a telephone)
    Tentei ligar para a minha mãe, mas ela não atendeu.I tried to call my mum, but she didn’t pick up.
    Synonym: telefonar (para)
  5. (intransitive) to turn on (to start operating, said of a device)
    Computador não quer ligar.The computer doesn't want to turn on.
  6. (Brazil, informal, intransitive, or transitive with para) to care (about); to mind (to have concern or interest in)
    Antes eu não ligava para a política.Previously I didn’t care about politics.
    Synonyms: dar a mínima, importar-se
  7. (Brazil, informal, reflexive) to become aware; to realize or perceive something
    Só me liguei depois.I only realized it later.
    Synonyms: tocar-se, dar-se conta
  8. (metallurgy, transitive) to alloy (to make an alloy from)
    Para fazer bronze, deves ligar estanho com cobre.To make bronze, you must alloy tin with copper.
  9. (surgery, transitive) to tie (tie a ligature around a vessel)
  10. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of ligar
  11. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of ligar
  12. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of ligar
  13. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of ligar

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:ligar.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Semi-learned borrowing from Latin ligāre, present active infinitive of ligō[1], from Proto-Indo-European *leyǵ- (to bind). Compare the doublet liar, which may have (Old) French influence or origins, as well as the inherited Old Spanish form legar (to tie, bind) (in modern Spanish, this word survives as a rare regionalism, often with a specialized sense such as "tie or bind a sheep for shearing", or "to join together, unite").

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /liˈɡaɾ/, [liˈɣ̞aɾ]

VerbEdit

ligar (first-person singular present ligo, first-person singular preterite ligué, past participle ligado)

  1. to flirt
    Synonym: pinchar
  2. (transitive) to link, join
  3. (transitive) to tie
  4. (intransitive, colloquial) to pull; to score (kiss or have sex)
  5. (transitive, Argentina) to obtain; to get

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