catar

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See also: Catar, catâr, and catàr

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin captāre, present active infinitive of captō(snatch).

Verb[edit]

catar (first-person singular indicative present cato, past participle catáu)

  1. to milk
  2. to search, look for
  3. to gaze
  4. to catch

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin captāre, present active infinitive of captō.

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catar

  1. to look; to observe; to examine
  2. to look for
  3. to consider

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese catar, from Latin captāre, present active infinitive of captō(snatch). Doublet of captar.

Verb[edit]

catar ‎(first-person singular present indicative cato, past participle catado)

  1. (transitive) to gather; to glean; to collect (to get multiple things)
    Vamos catar as maçãs da árvore?
    Let’s gather apples from the tree?
  2. (transitive) to pick up (to collect an object, especially from the ground)
    Derrubei a carta, pode catá-la para mim?
    I dropped the letter, can you pick it up for me?
  3. (transitive) to look for; to search for (to try to find something)
    Passei o dia catando o livro.
    I spent the day looking for the book.
  4. (slang, transitive) to pick up (to start a short romantic relationship with)
    Ele catou duas minas na festa.
    He picked up two chicks at the party.
  5. (transitive) to clean something by removing defective elements one by one
    Cate o feijão antes de cozinhá-lo.
    Remove the rotten beans before cooking them.
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Noun[edit]

catar m (plural catares)

  1. a train of camels
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Noun[edit]

catar m (plural catares)

  1. (very rare) Alternative form of cátaro

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin captāre, present active infinitive of captō(snatch). Doublet of captar.

Verb[edit]

catar ‎(first-person singular present cato, first-person singular preterite caté, past participle catado)

  1. to taste
  2. to examine, to look at

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin captāre, present active infinitive of captō(snatch).

Verb[edit]

catar

  1. (transitive) To find

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  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.