lutar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of lute +‎ guitar

Noun[edit]

lutar (plural lutars)

  1. (music) Synonym of lute guitar.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

lutar m

  1. indefinite plural of lut

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese luitar, from Vulgar Latin luctāre, from Latin luctārī, present active infinitive of luctor (struggle), from Proto-Indo-European *lugsos, from *lewg-, *leug (bend, twist). Cognate with Galician loitar, Spanish luchar, Catalan lluitar, Occitan luchar, French lutter, Italian lottare, and Romanian lupta.

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Verb[edit]

lutar (first-person singular present indicative luto, past participle lutado)

  1. (intransitive, or transitive with em or with no preposition (less common)) to fight (in) (to participate in a conflict)
    Nosso exército ficou com medo de lutar.
    Our army was scared to fight.
    Meu irmão disse que lutaria na guerra.
    My brother said he would fight in the war.
    Hoje morreu o último veterano que lutou a batalha de Verdun.
    The last veteran who fought in the Battle of Verdun died today.
  2. (intransitive, or transitive with com or contra) to fight against (to participate in a conflict against an enemy)
    Fiquei rindo das criancinhas lutando.
    I kept laughing at the little children fighting [one another].
    A legião deve lutar com os hunos ainda hoje.
    The legion should fight the Huns today.
    Deixe que os polacos lutem contra os invasores.
    Let the Polish fight the invaders.
  3. (transitive with contra) to fight; to struggle against (to try to stop something)
    O candidato disse que lutara contra a corrupção.
    The candidate said he had fought corruption.
  4. (intransitive, or transitive with por) to fight (for); to strive (for); to struggle (to try to obtain something)
    Ela lutou e lutou, mas nunca conseguiu uma vida melhor.
    She fought and fought, but never got a better life.
    Eles lutaram pelo fim da guerra.
    They fought for the war to end.
  5. (intransitive, or transitive with contra) to struggle (against) (to attempt to counteract a force)
    Não lutes, tomarás a vacina quer queira ou não.
    Don’t struggle, you will be vaccinated whether you like it or not.
    Se tentarem te assaltar, faça tudo que mandarem e não lute.
    If they try to rob you, do everything they tell you and don’t struggle.

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

lutar

  1. present tense of luta.

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Noun[edit]

lutar (plural lutars)

  1. otter

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