acaroar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

14th century. From an earlier *acaronar, from a carón (side by side) + -ar, a verbal suffix.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

acaroar (first-person singular present acaroo, first-person singular preterite acaroei, past participle acaroado)

  1. (transitive) to place next to
    Synonyms: achegar, agarimar, arrimar
  2. (transitive) to shave
  3. (transitive) to delimite, to demarcate
    • 1357, Enrique Cal Pardo (ed.), "De Viveiro en la Edad Media", Estudios Mindonienses', 7, page 139:
      afforo [...] a meatade de toda essa minna binna, con o herdamento que ias a par dela [...] con a meatade do lagar et garrote que y esta assy commo esta acaroada de muro
      I rent you [...] half of my vineyard, with the possessions that are adjacent to it [...] with half of the winepress that is there, as it is delimited by a wall
  4. (transitive) to plough next to the limits of a property
  5. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to come close to

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

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