aboar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since the 14th century. From a- +‎ bo (good). Cognate with Spanish abonar (to fertilize).[1]

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aboar (first-person singular present aboo, first-person singular preterite aboei, past participle aboado)

  1. (intransitive) to meliorate
    Synonym: mellorar
  2. (transitive) to meliorate
    Synonym: mellorar
  3. (transitive) to declare someone fit

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References[edit]

  • aboar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • aboa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • aboar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • aboar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • aboar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.