marrar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From West Germanic, from Proto-Germanic *marzijaną (to disturb; hinder; impede): compare Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐍂𐌶𐌾𐌰𐌽 (marzjan), German merren.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

marrar (first-person singular present marro, first-person singular preterite marrei, past participle marrado)

  1. (transitive) to lack
    • 1807, anonymous, Segundo diálogo dos esterqueiros:
      ben dicen alí que cando un home ten un bocado, nunca lle marran amigos. Dou ó Demo a casta deles Si non sirven para máis.
      wisely they say that a man which has food never is short of friends. I send to hell their kind if they are good for nothing else
  2. to miss, to fail
    • 1390, José Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Os Miragres de Santiago. Madrid: CSIC:
      meteu mão a espada, e en coydandoo de matar, marroo e doulle ẽno cavalo
      He draw the sword, and while trying to kill him, he missed and hit the horse
    • 1436, Xesús Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros, Vigo: Galaxia, page 404:
      do dia que a dar feita e posta ena ágoa, que seja vista ata triinta dias primeiros sigentes por los ditos ofiçiáas se algua cousa en ela marra
      from the day [the ship] is finished and launched into the water, it should be verified by the aforementioned officials for as much as the thirty following days to see if something fails

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • marra (lack, shortage)

References[edit]

  • marrar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • marrar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • marrar” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • marrar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. marrar.

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

marrar (first-person singular present marro, first-person singular preterite marré, past participle marrado)

  1. to miss

Conjugation[edit]

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