derribar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese derribar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), probably from Vulgar Latin *deripo, from ripa. Cognate with Old Spanish esleír.

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derribar (first-person singular present derribo, first-person singular preterite derribei, past participle derribado)

  1. (transitive) to bring down, topple, demolish, take down
    • 1295, R. Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 665:
      Et dona Sol, quando vio seu padre, derribou as toucas et começou a messar os cabelos, que auia taes com̃o fios d'ouro.
      And when lady Sol saw her father she took dawn her shawls and began to tear out her hairs, which were as threads of gold
    Synonym: derrubar

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

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derribar (first-person singular present indicative derribo, past participle derribado)

  1. Alternative form of derrubar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *derīpāre, from Latin rīpa, whence English river and riven (torn apart violently).

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  • IPA(key): /deriˈbaɾ/, [d̪e.riˈβ̞aɾ]

Verb[edit]

derribar (first-person singular present derribo, first-person singular preterite derribé, past participle derribado)

  1. to bring down, to shoot down
  2. to knock down, to demolish, to break down, to tear down, to topple, to pull down, to kick down, to batter down
  3. to overthrow
  4. to take down, to tackle, to knock over

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