alçar

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From Vulgar Latin *altiāre, present active infinitive of *altiō, from Latin altus (high). Compare Italian alzare, French hausser, Occitan alsar, aussar, Portuguese alçar, Romanian înălța, Romansch auzar, Spanish alzar.

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alçar (first-person singular present alço, past participle alçat)

  1. to raise
  2. to lift

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Old Portuguese[edit]

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From Vulgar Latin *altiāre, from Latin altus (high).

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alçar

  1. to lift; to raise

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese alçar, from Vulgar Latin *altiāre, infinitive of *altiō, from Latin altus (high).

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alçar (first-person singular present indicative alço, past participle alçado)

  1. to lift; to raise
  2. to build; to erect a construction
  3. to raise one’s eyes
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Etymology 2[edit]

Alça (handle) +‎ -ar, from alçar (to lift).

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alçar (first-person singular present indicative alço, past participle alçado)

  1. to furnish with alças (semicircular handles)
    Como a mala era muito pesada, alçaram-na.
    As the bag was too heavy, they put handles on it.
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