empedrar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From em- +‎ pedra (stone) +‎ -ar.

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empedrar (first-person singular present empedro, past participle empedrat)

  1. (transitive) to pave

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From en- +‎ pedra

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Verb[edit]

empedrar (first-person singular present empedro, first-person singular preterite empedrei, past participle empedrado)

  1. to pave
  2. (archaic, law) to impound, shut up a building

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References[edit]

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From em- +‎ pedra (stone) +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /empeˈdɾaɾ/, [ẽmpeˈðɾaɾ]

Verb[edit]

empedrar (first-person singular present empiedro, first-person singular preterite empedré, past participle empedrado)

  1. to pave
    empedrar o cubrir con piedrasto pave or to cover with stones
  2. (figuratively) to strew, scatter
    empedrar de citasto strew with quotations

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  • Rule: e becomes an ie in stressed syllables.

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