regatear

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *recaptare, from Latin re +‎ captare (to take).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

regatear (first-person singular present regateo, first-person singular preterite regateei, past participle regateado)

  1. (dated) to resell
    • 1417, A. Rodríguez González (ed.), Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 76:
      Iten que regaton nen regateira nen outra persona algũa non seja ousado de conprar enna çidade nen fora dela duas legoas arredor cousa algũa para a regatar et vender outra ves so pena adeante contiuda.
      Item, that no reseller, man or woman, nor anyone else, dares to buy —in this city or outside of it two leagues around— anything for reselling and selling again under the penalty that is set forth
  2. to haggle
    Synonym: relear

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Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *recaptare, from Latin re +‎ captare (to take).

VerbEdit

regatear (first-person singular present indicative regateio, past participle regateado)

  1. to haggle over

ConjugationEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From recatear, from recatar, from Vulgar Latin *recaptare, from Latin re + captare (to take).

VerbEdit

regatear (first-person singular present regateo, first-person singular preterite regateé, past participle regateado)

  1. to bargain
  2. to barter
  3. to haggle over
  4. to begrudge
  5. (nautical) to race

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