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Ultimately from Frankish *trottōn (to go, run).

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trotar (first-person singular present troto, first-person singular preterite trotí, past participle trotat); root stress: (Central, Valencia, Balearic) /ɔ/

  1. (intransitive) to trot
  2. (intransitive) to rush, to walk hurriedly

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From Old French trotter, from Frankish *trottōn (to go, run). See trot.

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trotar (first-person singular present troto, first-person singular preterite trotei, past participle trotado)

  1. (intransitive, of a horse) to trot (to move at a gait between a walk and a canter)
    • 1409, José Luis Tomé Pensado, editor, Tratado de Albeitaria, Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 67:
      Et pois ueer tenpo frio deuenno cauallgar et fazerlle trotar porllas margẽes et porllas aradas mansamente pella mañaa
      And after the cold weather come, they should ride the colt and make him trot by the margins and by the ploughed fields gently in the morning
  2. (intransitive) to ride a trotting mount

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trotar (present tense trotas, past tense trotis, future tense trotos, imperative trotez, conditional trotus)

  1. to trot

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From French trotter or Italian trottare, from Medieval Latin trottāre, from Frankish *trottōn (to go, run), from Proto-Germanic *trudōną, *trudaną, *tradjaną (to go, step, tread), from Proto-Indo-European *dreh₂- (to run, escape). See trot.

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trotar (first-person singular present troto, first-person singular preterite trotei, past participle trotado)

  1. (intransitive, of a horse) to trot (to move at a gait between a walk and a canter)

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Borrowed from French trotter or Italian trottare, from Medieval Latin trottāre, from Frankish *trottōn (to go, run), from Proto-Germanic *trudōną, *trudaną, *tradjaną (to go, step, tread), from Proto-Indo-European *dreh₂- (to run, escape). See English trot.

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  • IPA(key): /tɾoˈtaɾ/ [t̪ɾoˈt̪aɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: tro‧tar

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trotar (first-person singular present troto, first-person singular preterite troté, past participle trotado)

  1. (intransitive, of a horse) to trot (to move at a gait between a walk and a canter)

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