clavar

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From clavu or from Late Latin clāvāre, present active infinitive of clāvō, from Latin clāvus.

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clavar (first-person singular indicative present clavo, past participle claváu)

  1. (transitive) to nail (employ a nail as a fastener)

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin clāvāre, present active infinitive of clāvō (compare Occitan clavar, Spanish clavar, Portuguese cravar, French clouer, Italian chiavare), from Latin clāvus. Equivalent to, but not synchronically derivable from, clau ([a] nail) +‎ -ar.

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Verb[edit]

clavar (first-person singular present clavo, past participle clavat)

  1. (transitive) to nail
  2. (transitive) to pin
  3. (transitive) to attach, stick
    Synonym: fixar

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

clau +‎ -ar. Clau reverts back to its Latin root clav, from clāvis (key). Alternatively (through Old Occitan [Term?]), from Late Latin clāvāre, present active infinitive of clāvō, from Latin clāvus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

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clavar

  1. to lock
  2. (figuratively) to lock; to close
  3. to nail

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From clavo or from Late Latin clāvāre, present active infinitive of clāvō, from Latin clāvus. Compare Portuguese cravar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /klaˈbaɾ/, [klaˈβ̞aɾ]

Verb[edit]

clavar (first-person singular present clavo, first-person singular preterite clavé, past participle clavado)

  1. to nail, to pin, to stick

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