peneirar

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

15th century. From peneira (sieve) + the verbal suffix -ar.

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Verb[edit]

peneirar (first-person singular present peneiro, first-person singular preterite peneirei, past participle peneirado)

  1. (transitive) to sieve
    • 1409, José Luis Pensado Tomé (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria. Introdución, transcrición e glosario. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 111:
      [...] fage poo de todo et peneirao moi ben
      [take the ingredients] reduce them to powder and sieve it carefully
    Synonym: cribar
  2. (figuratively) to purify
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun, figuratively) to swagger

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References[edit]

  • peneir” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • peneirar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • peneirar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • peneirar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.



Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

peneirar (first-person singular present indicative peneiro, past participle peneirado)

  1. to sieve, sift, screen

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