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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin velaris, from velum (sail; veil, awning)

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈviːlɚ/, /ˈveɪlɚ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈviːlə/, /ˈveɪlə/

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

  1. velar

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PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

AdjectiveEdit

velar m, 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 (to cover with a veil)
  2. to veil; to conceal; to hide
  3. to damage photographic film due to excessive light
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Etymology 3Edit

From Latin vigilāre, present active infinitive of vigilō. Confer with its cognates 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)
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Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

velar m (Cyrillic spelling велар)

  1. a velar

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SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin vēlāris, from vēlum.

AdjectiveEdit

velar (plural velares)

  1. velar

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin vēlāre, present active infinitive of vēlō, from velum.

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 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 sit up (with an ill person)
  4. to keep vigil (over a dead person)
  5. (intransitive) to stay awake
ConjugationEdit

same as other etymology verb

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SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

velar (comparative velarare, superlative velarast)

  1. (phonetics) velar

VerbEdit

velar

  1. present tense of vela.