clavar

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

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

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

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?] (compare Occitan clavar), from Late Latin clāvāre, present active infinitive of clāvō (compare Spanish clavar, Portuguese cravar, French clouer, Italian chiavare), from Latin clāvus. Equivalent to clau +‎ -ar.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to nail

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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.

Verb[edit]

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.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to nail

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