atrás

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See also: atras, ātras, and ātrās

Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese atras (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin *ad trans, from Latin trans (beyond).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

atrás

  1. behind, in back of
    • 1365, M. Lucas Álvarez & P. Lucas Dominguez (eds.), El monasterio de San Clodio do Ribeiro en la Edad Media: estudio y documentos. Sada / A Coruña: Edicións do Castro, page 495:
      outra leira de terreo que jaz atras o çelleiro do Penedo con hun presegeiro que y esta en ella.
      another plot of land which lies behind the barn of Penedo, with a peach tree which is there in it
  2. rearward, backwards, towards the back
  3. back in time; back then; ago
    • 1266, A. López Ferreiro (ed.), Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 323:
      todas as outras mandas e todos os outros testamentos que eu fige atras aqui non vallan
      every other charter and every other testament I've done before is void
    Alá atrás eramos ben amigos.Back then we were good friends.
    Synonyms: entón, daquela

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a (at) + trás (beyond), from Latin trans (beyond).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

atrás

  1. behind (at the back of)
    O supermercado fica atrás da padaria.
    The supermarket is behind the bakery.
    Synonyms: trás, detrás
    Antonyms: adiante, à frente
  2. after (looking for)
    A polícia está atrás dele.
    The police are after him.
  3. ago (in the past)
    dois meses atrástwo months ago
    Synonyms: , faz

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a +‎ tras

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈtɾas/, [aˈt̪ɾas]
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

atrás

  1. behind
  2. back in time, ago
    Synonym: hace
    miles de años atrásthousands of years ago

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Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Tagalog: atras

Interjection[edit]

atrás

  1. get back, back off, back away

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