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EtymologyEdit

From a Vulgar Latin root *experlavāre, from Late Latin perlavāre, present active infinitive of perlavō, from Latin lavō (I wash). Compare Aromanian spel, aspel, spilari, and also Albanian shpëlaj (to rinse)[1]. Cf. also southern Calabrese sprullavari ("water down a broth with much water") and Sicilian spirlavatu ("washed away").[2]

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a spăla (third-person singular present spală, past participle spălat1st conj.

  1. to wash
  2. (reflexive) to bathe, wash oneself

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