dobrar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese dobrar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Late Latin dūplāre, present active infinitive of dūplō, from Latin dūplus. Compare Portuguese dobrar, Spanish doblar.

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Verb[edit]

dobrar (first-person singular present dobro, first-person singular preterite dobrei, past participle dobrado)

  1. (transitive) to double
  2. (transitive) to fold, to bend over
    • c1295, R. Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 667:
      Et, desque o ouuerõ sacado, estaua o corpo tã yrto que se nõ dobraua a nenhũu cabo, et sua carne muy lĩpa et muy colorado, que semellaua viuo
      And, as soon as they took him out, the body was so stiff that it did not bend to any extent, and his flesh was very clean and colorful, to the point that he seemed alive
  3. (transitive) to dub (replace a soundtrack with a synchronized translation)

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References[edit]

  • dobrar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • dobra” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • dobrar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • dobrar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin dūplāre, present active infinitive of dūplō, from Latin dūplus. Compare Spanish doblar, French doubler, Italian doppiare. Doublet of dublar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dobrar (first-person singular present indicative dobro, past participle dobrado)

  1. (transitive) to double, to multiply by two
  2. (transitive) to fold, to bend over
  3. (transitive) to increase, to make larger
  4. (transitive) to subdue, to overcome, to bring under control
  5. (Portugal) to dub (replace a soundtrack with a synchronized translation)
    Synonym: dublar (Brazil)

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