GalicianEdit

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Attested since circa 1300 (alimpar). From a- +‎ limpo (clean) +‎ -ar, or from Late Latin limpidāre, from Latin limpidus.

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limpar (first-person singular present limpo, first-person singular preterite limpei, past participle limpado)

  1. to clean
    • 1438, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Vigo: Galaxia, page 127:
      Ano Domini mo CCCC XXX V III anos, triinta dias do mes de novenbro, ena çibdade d'Ourense, feso aviincas con Alvaro Çide, procurador do conçello e da çibdad d'Ourense, pera que alinpiase os baños dos homes e das mulleres en esta maneira que se sigue: Que o dito que aposte os ditos baños et os alinpe ben, fasta o soo, de todo lixo et lodo que touveren, en maneira que fiquen anbos a dous ben claros e ben linpos, tirando todas las pedras e lixuria fora dos ditos baños.
      Anno Domini 1438, thirty days of November, at the city of Ourense, said [city] did a contract with Álvaro Cide, procurer of the City Council, for him to clean the men's and women's baths in this way: that said man should ready the aforementioned baths, and clean them thoroughly, till the ground, of any dirt and mud that they can have, such that both are left very clear and clean, extracting all the stones and dirtiness out of these baths
  2. to wash
  3. (figurative) to steal
  4. (intransitive, of the sky or weather) to clear up

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ReferencesEdit

  • alinpar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • alinp” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • limpar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • limpar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • limpar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

OccitanEdit

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limpar

  1. to slide

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From limpo (clean) +‎ -ar, or from Old Portuguese, from Late Latin limpidāre, from Latin limpidus (clear; limpid). Compare Spanish limpiar.

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limpar (first-person singular present indicative limpo, past participle limpado)

  1. to clean (to remove dirt from a place or object)
  2. (figurative) to remove all contents from a location or container
    Ele limpou o prato.
    He cleaned the plate.
    Os ladrões limparam a casa.
    The thieves cleaned out the house.
  3. (intransitive, of the sky or weather) to stop being cloudy or foggy; to clear up
  4. to eviscerate and descale an animal for consumption

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