carpir

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese carpir, from Latin carpere (to tear off).

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carpir (first-person singular present carpo, first-person singular preterite carpín, past participle carpido)

  1. (dated, textiles) to fluff up
  2. (dated, textiles) to card
    Synonyms: carmear, carpear
  3. to tear off the hair
  4. to weep, to cry, to bewail
  5. to mourn

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References[edit]

  • carpir” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • carpi” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • carpir” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • carpir” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese carpir, from Latin carpere, present active infinitive of carpō (I tear off), from Proto-Indo-European *kerp- (to pluck, harvest).

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carpir (first-person singular present indicative carpo, past participle carpido)

  1. to mourn
  2. to weep
  3. to weed (to remove unwanted vegetation from a cultivated area)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin carpere, present active infinitive of carpō.

Verb[edit]

carpir (first-person singular present carpo, first-person singular preterite carpí, past participle carpido)

  1. to weed; to hoe.

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