escorregar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

13th century. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese escorregar (Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin *excurricare.

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escorregar (first-person singular present escorrego, first-person singular preterite escorreguei, past participle escorregado)

  1. to slide (to move on a low friction surface)
  2. to slip (to lose one’s traction on a slippery surface)
    • 1409, José Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria, page 125:
      quando escorrega o pee ao Cauallo na sayda da estada, ou no correr, ou no andar
      when the hoof of the horse slips when exiting the stable, or either when running, or when walking

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References[edit]

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



Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese escorregar, from Latin excurricare.

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Verb[edit]

escorregar (first-person singular present indicative escorrego, past participle escorregado)

  1. to slide (to move on a low friction surface)
  2. to slip (to lose one’s traction on a slippery surface)
  3. (figuratively) to blunder

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