pelar

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From Latin pilāre, present active infinitive of pilō (I deprive of hair)

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pelar (first-person singular present pelo, past participle pelat)

  1. to peel
  2. to skin
  3. (vulgar) to wank
  4. (slang) to kill

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pelar (first-person singular present pelo, first-person singular preterite pelei, past participle pelado)

  1. to skin
    Synonym: esfolar

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese pelar, from Latin pilāre, present active infinitive of pilō (I deprive of hair), from pilus (hair), from Proto-Indo-European *pil- (string of hair).

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pelar (first-person singular present indicative pelo, past participle pelado)

  1. to depilate (remove hair)
    Synonym: depilar
  2. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of pelar
  3. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of pelar
  4. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of pelar
  5. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of pelar
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pele (skin) +‎ -ar, from Old Portuguese pele (pelt), from Latin pellis (pelt), from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (skin).

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pelar (first-person singular present indicative pelo, past participle pelado)

  1. to skin (remove skin)
    Synonyms: despelar, esfolar
    Coordinate terms: depenar, descascar, despellejar, escamar
  2. to unclothe (make naked)
    Synonym: despir
  3. (Brazil, informal) to be extremely hot
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pilāre, present active infinitive of pilō (I deprive of hair)

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pelar (first-person singular present pelo, first-person singular preterite pelé, past participle pelado)

  1. to peel (fruits, vegetables)
  2. to skin (an animal)
    Synonym: despellejar
  3. to shell (nuts, shellfish)
  4. to unwrap
    Synonym: desenvolver
  5. to pluck (a bird)
    Synonym: desplumar
  6. to cut the hair of
    Synonym: cortar
  7. (transitive) to spread negative gossip, run down, criticise somebody
    Synonyms: dejar negro, morder, trasquilar
  8. to exfoliate
    Synonym: exfoliar
  9. to steal
  10. (transitive, Mexico, colloquial, especially in the negative) to notice someone, to pay attention to someone
    Synonym: hacer caso
  11. (transitive, reflexive, vulgar) to matter
    Me la pela.I don't give a fuck.

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