llover

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *plovere, present active infinitive of *plovō, for Classical Latin pluere, present active infinitive of pluit, pluō.

Verb[edit]

llover

  1. to rain

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *plovere, present active infinitive of *plovō, for Classical Latin pluere, present active infinitive of pluit, pluō. Cognate with Portuguese chover.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ʝoˈbeɾ/, [ɟ͡ʝoˈβ̞eɾ]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ʎoˈbeɾ/, [ʎoˈβ̞eɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ʃoˈbeɾ/, [ʃoˈβ̞eɾ]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ʒoˈbeɾ/, [ʒoˈβ̞eɾ]
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  • Verb[edit]

    llover (first-person singular present lluevo, first-person singular preterite lloví, past participle llovido)

    1. (intransitive, impersonal) to rain
      Llueve.It’s raining.
      Coordinate term: nevar
      Hyponym: lloviznar

    Usage notes[edit]

    • Usually only used in the third person, except in figurative usage:
      2006, Andrés Trapiello, “Lluevo”, in El volador de cometas: antología poética[1]:
      Lluevo en esta ciudad / envuelto en frío, en aguacero, en noche,
      I rain in this city / Wrapped in cold, in downpour, in night,

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