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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *voltāre, from Latin volutāre, present active infinitive of volutō, frequentative of volvō.

VerbEdit

voltar ‎(first-person singular present volto, past participle voltat)

  1. to go round, go around, orbit
  2. to surround
  3. to turn round

ConjugationEdit


ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

voltar

  1. apocopic form of voltare

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *voltāre, from Latin volutāre, present active infinitive of volutō, frequentative of volvō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

voltar ‎(first-person singular present indicative volto, past participle voltado)

  1. (intransitive) to return; to come back
    A rainha logo voltará da guerra.
    The queen will soon return from the war.
    Voltamos à nossa terra natal.
    We have returned to our native land.
  2. (intransitive) to return (to reach a previous state)
    Tive de voltar à etapa de planejamento.
    I had to return to the planning stage.
  3. (transitive) to turn (to adjust something in a direction)
    Voltei-me à parede.
    I turned towards the wall.
    Se voltarem seus olhos à esquerda, poderão ver o pôr do sol.
    If you turn our eyes left, you can see the sunset.
  4. (transitive) to shell out; to pay
    Voltara vinte euros pelo equipamento.
    He had shelled out twenty Euros for the equipment.
  5. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with a or para) to turn to (to start to rely on)
    O imperador teve que se voltar ao exército para se manter no poder.
    The emperor had to turn to the army to remain in power.
  6. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with contra) to turn on; to turn against (to rebel against or oppose something formerly supported)
    Meus amigos voltaram-se contra mim.
    My friends turned on me.

ConjugationEdit


VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Vulgar Latin *voltāre, from Latin volutāre, present active infinitive of volutō, frequentative of volvō. Compare Italian voltare, volgere.

VerbEdit

voltar

  1. (transitive) to turn (around)

ConjugationEdit

  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

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