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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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese catar, from Latin captāre (to seize, catch).

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Noun[edit]

catar m (plural catares)

  1. (archaic) gaze

Adverb[edit]

catar

  1. except (for), unless

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive) to catch
  2. (transitive) to collect
  3. (transitive) to collect honey
    Synonyms: castrar, esmelgar
  4. (transitive) to search
  5. (transitive) to perceive, notice
  6. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to realize (become aware of a fact or situation)
    Synonym: decatar
  7. (transitive) to carefully search
    Synonym: procurar
  8. (transitive) to delouse
    Synonym: espiollar
  9. (transitive) to taste; to eat

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References[edit]

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

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin captāre, present active infinitive of captō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

catar

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

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: catar
  • Portuguese: catar

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 (get multiple things)
    Vamos catar as maçãs da árvore?Let’s gather apples from the tree?
    Synonyms: colher, recolher
  2. (transitive) to pick up (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?
    Synonym: pegar
  3. (transitive) to look for; to search for (try to find something)
    Passei o dia catando o livro.I spent the day looking for the book.
    Synonym: procurar
  4. (slang, transitive) to pick up (start a short romantic relationship with)
    Ele catou duas minas na festa.He picked up two chicks at the party.
    Synonym: pegar
  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.
    Synonym: selecionar
  6. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of catar
  7. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of catar
  8. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of catar
  9. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of catar
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Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

catar m (plural catares)

  1. a train of camels
    Synonym: cáfila

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

catar m (plural catares)

  1. (very rare) Alternative form of cátaro

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to taste (wine)
  2. to sample (an appetizer)
  3. to examine, 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

Conjugation[edit]

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

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