fechar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese fechar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin pesclum, from Latin pessulus (bolt). Probably a southern Portuguese variant, with the change of p to f reflecting Arabic influence.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [feˈt͡ʃaɾ]
  • Hyphenation: fe‧char

Verb[edit]

fechar (first-person singular present fecho, first-person singular preterite fechei, past participle fechado)

  1. to lock
    • 1444, Á. Rodríguez González (ed.), Livro do Concello de Pontevedra (1431-1463). Pontevedra: Museo de Pontevedra, page 170:
      Item requereu mais o dito Sueiro Gomes ẽno dito conçello, que fesesen aderesçar os muros e portas da dita vila e as fesesen fechar
      Item, said Sueiro Gómez also requested at that council that they should repair said town's walls and gates and lock them
    Synonym: pechar
  2. to close
    Synonym: cerrar

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References[edit]

  • fechar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • fechar” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • fechar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • fechar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • fechar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese fechar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin pesclum, from Latin pessulus (bolt). Probably a southern Portuguese variant, with the change of p to f reflecting Arabic influence; synchronically, fecho +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: fe‧char

Verb[edit]

fechar (first-person singular present indicative fecho, past participle fechado)

  1. (transitive) to close
  2. (transitive) to conclude (an agreement)
  3. (transitive, video games) to complete (all levels of a video game)
    Synonyms: encerrar, cerrar, zerar, completar
  4. (intransitive) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  5. (takes a reflexive pronoun) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  6. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of fechar
  7. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of fechar
  8. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of fechar
  9. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of fechar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fecha +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /feˈt͡ʃaɾ/, [feˈt͡ʃaɾ]
  • Hyphenation: fe‧char

Verb[edit]

fechar (first-person singular present fecho, first-person singular preterite feché, past participle fechado)

  1. (transitive) to date (determine when something happened)

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