aspirar

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Asturian[edit]

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Borrowed from Latin aspīrāre, present active infinitive of aspīrō.

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aspirar (first-person singular indicative present aspiro, past participle aspiráu)

  1. (intransitive) to inhale (to draw air into the lungs)
  2. to hoover, vacuum-clean

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin aspīrāre, present active infinitive of aspīrō.

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Verb[edit]

aspirar (first-person singular present aspiro, past participle aspirat)

  1. to aspire
  2. to inhale
  3. to aspirate

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin aspīrāre, present active infinitive of aspīrō.

Verb[edit]

aspirar (first-person singular present aspiro, first-person singular preterite aspirei, past participle aspirado)

  1. to inhale
  2. to aspirate
  3. first/third-person singular future subjunctive of aspirar
  4. first/third-person singular personal infinitive of aspirar

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English aspirateFrench aspirerGerman aspirierenItalian aspirareRussian аспири́ровать (aspirírovatʹ)Spanish aspirar.

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Verb[edit]

aspirar (present aspiras, past aspiris, future aspiros, conditional aspirus, imperative aspirez)

  1. (transitive) to inhale, draw in (air, smoke, etc.)
    Antonym: expirar
  2. (transitive) to suck in or up (liquids)
  3. (transitive, grammar) to aspirate (a sound)
  4. (transitive) to aspire: desire eagerly, long for, aim at

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  • Progreso III (in Ido), 1910–1911, pages 33, 71, 702
  • Progreso V (in Ido), 1912–1913, page 156

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin aspīrāre, present active infinitive of aspīrō.

Verb[edit]

aspirar (first-person singular present indicative aspiro, past participle aspirado)

  1. (transitive) to vacuum (to clean with a vacuum cleaner)
  2. (intransitive) to inspire (to draw air into the lungs)
    Synonyms: inalar, inspirar
  3. (transitive or auxiliary with a and a verb in the impersonal infinitive) to aspire (to dream of becoming something)
  4. (phonetics, transitive) to aspirate (to produce a puff of breath with a consonant)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin aspīrāre, present active infinitive of aspīrō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aspiˈɾaɾ/, [as.piˈɾaɾ]

Verb[edit]

aspirar (first-person singular present aspiro, first-person singular preterite aspiré, past participle aspirado)

  1. (transitive) to inhale
  2. to aspire, to desire to be
  3. to vacuum

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