lançar

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin lanceāre, from Latin lancea. Compare Catalan llançar, French lancer, Italian lanciare, Portuguese lançar, Spanish lanzar.

Verb[edit]

lançar

  1. to throw

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin lanceāre (to throw a spear), from Latin lancea (spear), from Celtiberian.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lançar

  1. to throw
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 294 (facsimile):
      Como hũa moller q̇ iogaua os dados en pulla lançou hũa pedra aa omagen de ſ[ant]a mari[a] por q̇ perdera ⁊ parou un angeo de pedra que y eſtava a mão ⁊ reçibiu o colpe.
      How a woman who was playing dice in Apulia threw a stone at the statue of Holy Mary because she had lost, and an angel of stone which was there reached out its hand and received the blow.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese lançar, from Late Latin lanceāre (to throw a spear), from Latin lancea (spear), from Celtiberian. Cognate with Galician lanzar, Spanish lanzar, Catalan llançar, Occitan lançar, French lancer and Italian lanciare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lançar (first-person singular present indicative lanço, past participle lançado)

  1. to launch
  2. to throw or shoot (with force)

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