humillar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Former Old Galician and Old Portuguese omillar (Cantigas de Santa Maria, 13th century); from Late Latin humiliāre, present active infinitive of humiliō, from humus (ground, soil).

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humillar (first-person singular present humillo, first-person singular preterite humillei, past participle humillado)

  1. (transitive) to humiliate
    Synonym: vexar
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to humble, to abase
    Synonym: abaixar
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to bow, to lower, to salute
    • 1295, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 642:
      Et, quando forõ ante dona Xemena, o mouro omillouse a ela et a suas fillas, et quiso beyiar as mãos a dona Xemena; mays ela nõ llas quiso dar.
      And when they were before lady Xemena, the Moor man bowed before her and her daughters, and he wanted to kiss lady Xemena,s hands, but she didn't allowed him to
    Synonym: abaixar
  4. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of humillar
  5. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of humillar

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References[edit]

  • omillar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • omill” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • humillar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • humillar” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Altered from Old Spanish homillar, from Latin humiliāre, present active infinitive of humiliō.

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Verb[edit]

humillar (first-person singular present humillo, first-person singular preterite humillé, past participle humillado)

  1. to humiliate

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