amarrar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French amarrer, from Middle Dutch aanmeren (to berth).

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amarrar (first-person singular present amarro, past participle amarrat)

  1. to moor
  2. to tie

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French amarrer (to moor), from Middle Dutch, from Proto-Germanic *mairją (mooring post).[1]

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amarrar (first-person singular present amarro, first-person singular preterite amarrei, past participle amarrado)

  1. to moor
    • 1432, Ángel Rodríguez González (ed.), Livro do Concello de Pontevedra (1431-1463). Pontevedra: Museo de Pontevedra, page 69:
      que nenghum seja ousado de amarrar nauio algund a a Ponte desta dita billa nen meter estaqas en ela
      nobody should dare to moor any ship to the bridge of this town, not to insert stakes in it
  2. to tie
  3. to catch

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References[edit]

  • amarrar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • amarr” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • amarrar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • amarrar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • amarrar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French amarrer, from Dutch aanmeren (to tie or anchor the boat at the quay).

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  • Hyphenation: a‧mar‧rar

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amarrar (first-person singular present indicative amarro, past participle amarrado)

  1. (nautical) to moor
  2. to tie (to fasten with ropes, thread, wire, chains, etc.)
    Por favor, amarre a corda aqui.
    Please tie the rope here.
  3. (Brazil, colloquial, reflexive, followed by "em") to love, to like very much
    Eu me amarro em filmes de ação.
    I love action movies. (Literally: I tie myself into action movies.)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French amarrer (to moor), borrowed from Dutch aanmeren (to tie or anchor the boat at the quay).

The Dutch aanmeren comes from aan- +‎ meren (to moor), from Proto-Germanic *mairōną, from Proto-Germanic *mairją (mooring post), likely formed as Proto-Indo-European *(H)moi- (to strengthen) +‎ *ro- similarly to Latin mūrus (defensive wall), see *mey-.

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  • IPA(key): /amaˈraɾ/, [a.maˈraɾ]

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amarrar (first-person singular present amarro, first-person singular preterite amarré, past participle amarrado)

  1. to moor
    Antonym: desamarrar
  2. to tie
    Synonym: atar

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