achegar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese achegar, inherited from Latin applicare. Cognate with Portuguese achegar and Spanish allegar. Doublet of aplicar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

achegar (first-person singular present achego, first-person singular preterite acheguei, past participle achegado)

  1. (transitive) to bring close
    Synonyms: acercar, arrimar
  2. (transitive) to carry or drive someone or something to a concrete place
    Vou achegar a miña nai ao centro médico.
    I'm going to take my mom to the medical centre.
  3. (transitive) to contribute; to gather
    Deberíamos achegar cartos a ese proxecto.
    We should bring money to that project.
  4. (transitive) to leave ajar (a door, etc)
  5. (intransitive, takes a reflexive pronoun) to approach
  6. (intransitive, takes a reflexive pronoun) to search for support or protection
  7. (intransitive, takes a reflexive pronoun) to live together
    Synonyms: arrimar, arrexuntar

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References[edit]

  • achegar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • acheg” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • achegar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • achegar” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • achegar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese achegar, inherited from Latin applicāre. Doublet of aplicar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

achegar (first-person singular present indicative achego, past participle achegado)

  1. (transitive) to bring closer; to put within reach
    Synonym: aproximar
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to come closer
    Synonym: aproximar-se

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Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • achegar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.