esvarar

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esvarar (first-person singular present esvaro, past participle esvarat)

  1. (dialectal, intransitive, reflexive) to slip, to slide
    Synonym: relliscar
  2. (dialectal, intransitive) to slip up (make a mistake)

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From Vulgar Latin *exvarō, from Latin ex- +‎ vārus (bent outwards).

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esvarar (first-person singular present esvaro, first-person singular preterite esvarei, past participle esvarado)

  1. to slide (to move on a low friction surface)
  2. to slip (to lose one’s traction on a slippery surface)
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (Ed.), Crónica troiana, page 355:
      Mays esuarioulle a saeta, en tal gisa que Éytor nõ foy malchagado
      But the arrow slipped [from his hand] in such a way that Hector was not fatally wounded

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