escorregar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese escorregar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), either from Vulgar Latin *excurricare, from excurro, or from es- + córrego (brook, ravine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to slide (to move on a low friction surface)
    Synonyms: deslizar, esborrexer
  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
    • 1775, María Francisca Isla y Losada, Romance:
      Virés acò meu Dieguiño
      cando ò tempo milloràr,
      porqe si escorrega á Besta
      è esbarroufàs, alabay.
      You'll come here my little Diego
      when the weather improves
      because if the mount slips
      and you sprawl, here goes nothing!
    Synonyms: deslizar, eslimar, esvarar

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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.
  • escorregar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • escorregar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese escorregar, from Latin excurricare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to slide (to move on a low friction surface)
    Synonym: deslizar
  2. to slip (to lose one’s traction on a slippery surface)
    Synonyms: deslizar, resvalar
  3. (figuratively) to blunder

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