girar

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin gȳrāre, present active infinitive of gȳrō. Cognate with Spanish girar, yirar, English gyrate, Italian girare, Occitan girar.

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girar (first-person singular present giro, past participle girat)

  1. to turn
  2. (obsolete) to translate

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Kala Lagaw Ya[edit]

Verb[edit]

girar

  1. to dance

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gȳrāre, present active infinitive of gȳrō.

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girar

  1. to turn

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Portuguese[edit]

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girar (first-person singular present indicative giro, past participle girado)

  1. (intransitive) to turn; to rotate (change one’s own orientation)
  2. (transitive) to turn; to rotate (change the orientation of something)
  3. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of girar
  4. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of girar
  5. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of girar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of girar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gȳrāre, present active infinitive of gȳrō, from Latin gȳrus (circle), from Ancient Greek γῦρος (gûros). Doublet of yirar. Compare with French gyrer, Galician xirar, Portuguese girar, Italian girare. Compare also English gyrate.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xiˈɾaɾ/, [xiˈɾaɾ]

Verb[edit]

girar (first-person singular present giro, first-person singular preterite giré, past participle girado)

  1. to turn, pivot
    Gira a la izquierda.Turn to the left.
  2. to spin, rotate, revolve, twirl, gyrate
    La tierra gira alrededor del sol.The earth revolves around the sun.

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  • Tagalog: hira

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

girar

  1. present tense of gira.