librar

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See also: librâr

Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese livrar (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin līberāre, present active infinitive of līberō. Doublet of liberar, which was borrowed. Cognate with Portuguese livrar and Spanish librar.

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librar (first-person singular present libro, first-person singular preterite librei, past participle librado)

  1. (transitive) to empty
    Vamos librar este almacénLet's empty this warehouse
    Synonyms: baleirar, desocupar
  2. (archaic) to give birth; to help to give birth
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun or intransitive, of cows) to expel the placenta
  4. (intransitive) to fit
    Dálle que libra! (meme)Go on, [the car] fits!
    Synonym: caber
  5. (transitive with de) to save, spare, free, acquit, exempt
  6. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to get out
    Synonym: zafar
  7. (intransitive) to hurry, rush in finishing

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References[edit]

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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French libraire, Latin librārius.

Noun[edit]

librar m (plural librari)

  1. bookseller

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin līberāre. Doublet of liberar, which was borrowed.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /liˈbɾaɾ/ [liˈβ̞ɾaɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Hyphenation: li‧brar

Verb[edit]

librar (first-person singular present libro, first-person singular preterite libré, past participle librado)

  1. (transitive) to save, to rescue, to deliver, to preserve
    Synonyms: salvar, rescatar
  2. to free, to exempt
  3. (transitive) to place, to put (hope, trust)
  4. (transitive) to issue (a check, a decree)
  5. to make (an appointment)
  6. (transitive) to wage, to engage (battle, war)
    • 2022 February 25, Manuel G. Pascual, “La ciberguerra de Rusia contra Ucrania nunca ha acabado [Russia's cyberwar against Ukraine never ended]”, in El País[1]:
      En el entorno digital se libran batallas silenciosas, sin disparos ni muertos, pero capaces de dejar sin calefacción a miles de personas []
      In the digital environment, silent wars are waged, without gunfire or deaths, but capable of leaving thousands without heat []
  7. (intransitive) to give birth
    Synonym: parir
  8. (intransitive) to expel the placenta
  9. (intransitive) to be free; to get off

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