beber

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bibere, present active infinitive of bibō (I drink).

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beber

  1. to drink

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bibere, present active infinitive of bibō (I drink).

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beber

  1. to drink

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese beber, bever, from Latin bibere, present active infinitive of bibō (I drink).

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Verb[edit]

beber (first-person singular present bebo, first-person singular preterite bebín, past participle bebido)

  1. to drink
    Synonym: trincar

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References[edit]

  • beber” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • beber” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • beber” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • beber” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • beber” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from a Germanic or Celtic language, both from Proto-Indo-European *bʰébʰrus (whence Latin fiber).

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Noun[edit]

beber m (genitive bebrī); second declension

  1. (Late Latin) beaver

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative beber bebrī
Genitive bebrī bebrōrum
Dative bebrō bebrīs
Accusative bebrum bebrōs
Ablative bebrō bebrīs
Vocative beber bebrī

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese beber, bever (to drink), from Latin bibere, present active infinitive of bibō (I drink), from Proto-Italic *pibō, from Proto-Indo-European *píph₃eti.

Cognate with Galician beber, Spanish beber, Catalan beure, Occitan beure, French boire, Italian bere and Romanian bea.

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Verb[edit]

beber (first-person singular present indicative bebo, past participle bebido)

  1. (transitive) to drink (something)
    Ele está bebendo água.He is drinking water.
  2. (intransitive) to consume alcoholic beverages
    João bebeu muito na festa.John drank a lot at the party.
  3. (intransitive) to drink something.
    Preciso beber!I need to drink!

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Descendants[edit]

  • Kabuverdianu: bebe

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) baiver
  • (Sursilvan) beiber
  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) bever

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bibō, bibere.

Verb[edit]

beber

  1. (Sutsilvan) to drink

Spanish[edit]

Sense 1

Etymology[edit]

Re-latinized from Old Spanish bever, from Latin bibere, present active infinitive of bibō (I drink), from Proto-Italic *pibō, from Proto-Indo-European *píph₃eti. Cognate with Portuguese beber, Italian bere, French boire, Romanian bea.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /beˈbeɾ/, [beˈβeɾ]
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Verb[edit]

beber (first-person singular present bebo, first-person singular preterite bebí, past participle bebido)

  1. (transitive) to drink
    Synonym: tomar
  2. (transitive, figurative) to draw from (to be inspired by)
    su narrativa bebe de lo personal(please add an English translation of this usage example)

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