esfarelar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since 1671. From es- (ex-) +‎ farelo (bram). Cognate with Portuguese esfarelar.

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esfarelar (first-person singular present esfarelo, first-person singular preterite esfarelei, past participle esfarelado)

  1. to crumble
    Synonyms: esfrangullar, esmigallar, esmiolar, esmiuzar
  2. to crush, to grind, to tear
    • 1671, Gabriel Feijoo, Contenda dos labradores de Caldelas:
      eu quero mal à esta jente / einos de por en talladas / esfarelandoll'os cascos / do corpo sacarll'as almas
      I hate these people / I'll make slices of them / crushing them helms / from them bodies I'll take out them souls
    Synonyms: esmiuzar, esnaquizar, relar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From es- +‎ farelo (crumbs) +‎ -ar.

Verb[edit]

esfarelar (first-person singular present indicative esfarelo, past participle esfarelado)

  1. to crumble

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