apoiar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Vulgar Latin *appodiāre.

Verb[edit]

apoiar (first-person singular present apoio, first-person singular preterite apoiei, past participle apoiado)

  1. to support

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Vulgar Latin *appodiāre. Unlikely to be inherited.[1]

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  • Hyphenation: a‧poi‧ar

Verb[edit]

apoiar (first-person singular present apoio, first-person singular preterite apoiei, past participle apoiado)

  1. to second (to agree as a second person)
  2. to support
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to lean on (to rest or rely upon for support)
    • 1887, Pardal Mallet, chapter I, in O Hóspede, Recife: Livraria Fluminense Editora, pages 1–2:
      Depois o braço torneado e alvadio, nas curvaturas graciosas fortemente desenhado pela manga estreita do casaco, apoiou-se ao encosto da cadeira de balanço para suster mais comodamente a cabeça gentil dos traços finos numa pureza ideal de Juno.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

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  1. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1984), “apoyar”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), volume I (A–Ca), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN, page 301