See also: vélar

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vēlāris, from vēlum (sail; veil, awning)

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) enPR: vē'lər, vā'lər, IPA(key): /ˈviːlɚ/, /ˈveɪlɚ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈviːlə/, /ˈveɪlə/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧lar

AdjectiveEdit

velar

  1. (phonetics) Articulated at the velum or soft palate.
  2. (mycology) Referring to a veil.

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NounEdit

velar (plural velars)

  1. (phonetics) a sound articulated at the soft palate

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

velar c (singular definite velaren, plural indefinite velarer)

  1. velar

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /veˈlaːɐ̯/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧lar
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

velar (not comparable)

  1. velar

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PiedmonteseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

velar

  1. velar

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin vēlāris, corresponding to velo (velum) +‎ -ar.

AdjectiveEdit

velar m or f (plural velares, comparable)

  1. (phonetics) velar (articulated at the soft palate)

NounEdit

velar f (plural velares)

  1. (phonetics) velar (a consonant articulated at the soft palate)

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin vēlāre, present active infinitive of vēlō.

VerbEdit

velar (first-person singular present indicative velo, past participle velado)

  1. to veil (cover with a veil)
  2. to veil; to conceal; to hide
    Synonyms: esconder, ocultar
  3. to damage photographic film due to excessive light
    Synonym: queimar
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Etymology 3Edit

From Old Portuguese [Term?], from Latin vigilāre, present active infinitive of vigilō. Confer with its doublets vigiar and vigilar.

VerbEdit

velar (first-person singular present indicative velo, past participle velado)

  1. to keep a vigil (overnight watch over a deceased or dying person)
  2. to protect; to defend (especially something abstract, such as reputation)
    Synonyms: defender, proteger, zelar
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Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

vèlār m (Cyrillic spelling вѐла̄р)

  1. a velar
    Synonyms: jedrènīk, mekonepčanik, stražnjonepčanik

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /beˈlaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧lar

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin vēlāris, from vēlum.

AdjectiveEdit

velar (plural velares)

  1. velar

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Spanish velar, from velo, or from Latin vēlāre, present active infinitive of vēlō, from vēlum.

VerbEdit

velar (first-person singular present velo, first-person singular preterite velé, past participle velado)

  1. to veil
  2. (information) to conceal, cover, hide
  3. (photography) to fog
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Etymology 3Edit

From Old Spanish, from Latin vigilāre, present active infinitive of vigilō. Compare the borrowed doublet vigilar.

VerbEdit

velar (first-person singular present velo, first-person singular preterite velé, past participle velado)

  1. to watch, guard
  2. to be vigilant
  3. to ensure, to see to, to guarantee (+ por)
  4. to look after, to look out for, to watch over, to monitor (+ por)
  5. to sit up (with an ill person)
  6. to keep vigil (over a dead person)
  7. (intransitive) to stay awake
  8. (reflexive) to be ensured (+ por)
ConjugationEdit

same as other etymology verb

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SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin vēlāris, from vēlum.

AdjectiveEdit

velar (comparative velarare, superlative velarast)

  1. (phonetics) velar

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

velar

  1. present tense of vela.

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