obrar

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Inherited from Latin operō. Doublet of operar, a borrowing.

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obrar (first-person singular present obro, past participle obrat)

  1. to work (to shape, form or improve a material)
  2. to act, to behave
  3. to work (to function correctly)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin operāre, from Latin operārī, present active infinitive of operor.

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obrar (first-person singular present obro, first-person singular preterite obrei, past participle obrado)

  1. to act, accomplish
  2. to cause, to produce (an effect)
  3. to construct, build
  4. (vulgar) to defecate
  5. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of obrar
  6. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of obrar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin operāre, from Latin operārī, present active infinitive of operor.

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obrar (first-person singular present indicative obro, past participle obrado)

  1. (intransitive) to work (to perform a work or labour)
  2. (intransitive, Brazil, Ceará dialect, Portugal, archaic, informal) to defecate

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin operāre, from Latin operārī, present active infinitive of operor.

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  • IPA(key): /oˈbɾar/, [oˈβɾar]

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obrar (first-person singular present obro, first-person singular preterite obré, past participle obrado)

  1. to act, to behave
  2. to work (to function correctly)

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