abrir

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aperīre, present active infinitive of aperiō (I open).

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abrir

  1. to open

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited, from Old Portuguese abrir, from Latin aperīre, present active infinitive of aperiō (I open).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈβrir/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

abrir (first-person singular present abro, first-person singular preterite abrín, past participle aberto)

  1. (transitive) to open
  2. (intransitive, weather) to clear up
  3. (intransitive) to dawn

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References[edit]

  • abrir” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • abrir” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • abrir” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • abrir” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aperīre, present active infinitive of aperiō (I open), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂epo (of; from).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

abrir

  1. to open

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese abrir, from Latin aperīre, present active infinitive of aperiō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂epo (off, from) + *wer-iō (open).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

abrir (first-person singular present indicative abro, past participle aberto)

  1. (transitive) To open.
  2. (transitive, card games, poker) To deal (a card).

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Further reading[edit]

  • abrir in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish, from Latin aperīre, present active infinitive of aperiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈbɾiɾ/, [aˈβɾiɾ]
  • Hyphenation: a‧brir

Noun[edit]

abrir m (plural abrires)

  1. the act of opening

Verb[edit]

abrir (first-person singular present abro, first-person singular preterite abrí, past participle abierto)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, reflexive) to open
    Por favor abre la ventana, Jorge.
    Please open the window, George.
  2. (transitive) to unlock
    Abro la cerradura.
    I unlock the lock.
  3. (transitive) to turn on
    Abrió la llave.
    He turned on the faucet.
  4. (reflexive) to open up (to become communicative)
  5. (reflexive, slang) to leave, go away
  6. (Latin America, reflexive) to withdraw, back out of

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