buscar

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Asturian[edit]

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buscar (first-person singular indicative present busco, past participle buscáu)

  1. to search, look for

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish buscar, which is of unknown origin in that language.

Verb[edit]

buscar (first-person singular present busco, past participle buscat)

  1. to seek, to search for, to look for

Conjugation[edit]

as cantar, except that the c of the radical becomes qu before e or i in the ending

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese buscar of Unknown origin, possibly cognate with bosque, cognate with Italian buscare and Spanish buscar. Or possibly from Celtic; compare Gaulish *boudi- ("victory, gain"), Old Irish búaid (victory) and Welsh budd (gain), all from Proto-Indo-European *bhudh-skō (win, gain).

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buscar (first-person singular present indicative busco, past participle buscado)

  1. to search for
  2. to fetch, to pick up
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 127:
      Está vindo alguém buscar você. Olhe.
      Someone is going to pick you up. Look.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown, possibly cognate with bosque, cognate with Italian buscare and Portuguese buscar. Or possibly from Celtic; compare Gaulish *boudi- ("victory, gain"), Old Irish búaid (victory) and Welsh budd (gain), all from Proto-Indo-European *bhudh-skō (win, gain).

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buscar (first-person singular present busco, first-person singular preterite busqué, past participle buscado)

  1. to seek, to search for, to look for.

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