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Inherited from Old Catalan pesar, from Latin pēnsāre. Doublet of pensar.

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pesar (first-person singular present peso, first-person singular preterite pesí, past participle pesat); root stress: (Central) /ɛ/; (Valencia) /e/; (Balearic) /ə/

  1. to weigh, to have a certain weight
  2. to weigh, to measure the weight of
  3. to ponder, to consider
  4. (impersonal) to regret
    Li pesa d'haver pres aquella decisió.He regrets having made that decision.

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Franco-Provençal

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin pensāre. Doublet of pensar (to think)

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pesar (ORB large)

  1. to weigh

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  • peser in DicoFranPro: Dictionnaire Français/Francoprovençal – on dicofranpro.llm.umontreal.ca
  • pesar in Lo trèsor Arpitan – on arpitan.eu

Galician

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese pesar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin pēnsāre (ponder, weigh). Compare the doublet pensar.

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pesar (first-person singular present peso, first-person singular preterite pesei, past participle pesado)

  1. (transitive) to weigh (measure the weight of)
  2. (intransitive) to weigh (have a certain weight)
  3. (impersonal) to grieve, sadden, burden

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pesar m (plural pesares)

  1. grief
    Synonym: pena

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “pesar”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “pesar”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • pesar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • pesar”, in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega (in Galician), A Coruña: Royal Galician Academy, since 2012
  • pesar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • pesar” in Dicionário Estraviz de galego (2014).
  • pesar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Old Occitan

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Etymology

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From Latin pēnsāre. Doublet of pensar.

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pesar

  1. (transitive) to weigh (measure the weight of)
  2. (intransitive) to weigh (have a certain weight)
  3. (transitive) to bother; to worry

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  • Occitan: pesar

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Old Spanish

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Etymology

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From Latin pēnsāre. Compare the doublet pensar.

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pesar

  1. to weigh
  2. to burden
    • c. 1140, “Cantar primero. Destierro del Cid”, in Cantar de Mio Cid:
      Si a vós ploguiere, Minaya, e non vos caya en pesar
      If it pleases you, Minaya, and doesn't fall on you with burden

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Portuguese

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Etymology 1

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From Old Galician-Portuguese pesar, from Latin pēnsāre (ponder, weigh). Compare the doublet pensar.

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pesar (first-person singular present peso, first-person singular preterite pesei, past participle pesado)

  1. to weigh (determine the weight of an object)
    Synonym: sopesar
  2. to weigh (have a certain weight)
  3. to influence (to exert an influence upon)
    Synonym: influenciar
  4. (intransitive) to be heavy
  5. (of a food or meal) to cause heartburn or indigestion
    Synonym: queimar
  6. to burden (cause worry or pressure)
    Synonyms: pressionar, sobrecarregar
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Etymology 2

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Nominalization of Etymology 1.

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  • Hyphenation: pe‧sar

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pesar m (plural pesares)

  1. grief; regret
    Synonyms: arrependimento, pena, remorso, tristeza
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Spanish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Spanish pesar, from Latin pēnsāre, whence also the doublet pensar 'think'. Cognate with English poise, French peser, Italian pesare, Portuguese pesar, and Romanian păsa.

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  • IPA(key): /peˈsaɾ/ [peˈsaɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: pe‧sar

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pesar (first-person singular present peso, first-person singular preterite pesé, past participle pesado)

  1. (transitive) to weigh (to determine the weight of an object)
  2. (transitive) to weigh (to have a certain weight)
    Un galón de agua pesa 3,78 kilos.
    A gallon of water weighs 3.78 kilos.
  3. to ponder
  4. to be serious, to be grave
  5. (reflexive) to weigh oneself

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pesar m (plural pesares)

  1. grief, regret, chagrin

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