cambiar

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Asturian[edit]

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From Old Leonese [Term?], from Vulgar Latin or Late Latin cambiāre, from change in conjugation of cambīre, present active infinitive of cambiō, of Gaulish origin.

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cambiar (first-person singular indicative present cambio, past participle cambiáu)

  1. to change
  2. to exchange

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Galician[edit]

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From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cambiar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin or Late Latin cambiāre, from change in conjugation of cambīre, present active infinitive of cambiō, of Gaulish origin. Compare French changer.

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cambiar (first-person singular present cambio, first-person singular preterite cambiei, past participle cambiado)

  1. to change
    Synonym: mudar
  2. to exchange
    Synonym: trocar

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References[edit]

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

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cambiar

  1. to change

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Italian[edit]

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cambiar

  1. Apocopic form of cambiare

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan cambiar, from Vulgar Latin or Late Latin cambiāre, from change in conjugation of cambīre, present active infinitive of cambiō, of Gaulish origin. Compare Catalan canviar, French changer.

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cambiar

  1. to change, to modify

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cambiar, from Vulgar Latin or Late Latin cambiāre, from change in conjugation of cambīre, present active infinitive of cambiō, of Gaulish origin. Compare Spanish cambiar.

Verb[edit]

cambiar (first-person singular present indicative cambio, past participle cambiado)

  1. to exchange (to trade or barter)
    Synonym: negociar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish, from Vulgar Latin or Late Latin cambiāre, from change in conjugation of cambīre, present active infinitive of cambiō, of Gaulish origin. Compare also the variant Old Spanish form camear. Cognate to Italian cambiare.

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  • IPA(key): /kamˈbjaɾ/, [kãmˈbjaɾ]

Verb[edit]

cambiar (first-person singular present cambio, first-person singular preterite cambié, past participle cambiado)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to change, to shift, to switch, to alter
    La marea ha cambiado.The tide has turned / shifted.
  2. (transitive) to modify
    Synonyms: alterar, modificar, transformar
  3. (transitive, intransitive) to switch, to switch up, to change, to trade, to swap (usually + de) (when implying changing from one thing to another)
    Estoy dispuesto a cambiar de lugar contigo.I am willing to trade places with you.
    Siempre puedes cambiar de lado y unirte a nosotros.
    You could always switch sides and join us.
    Sería una error que el país cambie de dirección ahora.
    It would be a mistake for the country to change direction now.
    Probablemente debo cambiar de trabajo ahora antes de que sea demasiado tarde.
    I should probably change jobs now before it's too late.
  4. (transitive) to replace, to change out, to swap out
    Necesitarás cambiar las pastillas de freno, señor. Están rotas.
    You will need to replace the break pads, sir. They are cracked.
  5. (transitive, formal) to exchange, to trade in
    Cambio mi cheque en el banco.
    I cash my check at the bank.
    ¿Dónde puedo cambiar mis dólares por pesos?
    Where can I exchange my dollars for pesos?
  6. (transitive, figuratively) to turn around
    Mi primo ahora tiene una segunda oportunidad a cambiar su vida.
    My cousin now has a second chance to turn his life around.
  7. (reflexive) to swap, to trade, to switch
    ¿Podríamos cambiarnos los asientos?Can we trade seats?
  8. (reflexive) to move (i.e., change from one place to another)
    Ella se cambió del sótano al primer piso.She moved from the basement to the first floor.

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