probar

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin probāre, present active infinitive of probō.

Verb[edit]

probar (first-person singular indicative present probo, past participle probáu)

  1. to prove
  2. to test
  3. to taste
  4. to probe
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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese prouar, from Latin probāre.

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probar (first-person singular present probo, first-person singular preterite probei, past participle probado)

  1. to prove (to demonstrate that something is true or viable; to give proof for)
    Synonym: demostrar
  2. to prove (to put to the test, to make trial of)
    • c1295, R. Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 806:
      prouarõ tres escaleyras de fuste et acharõnas curtas; et desi atarõnas a hũa cõ a outra et deytarõnas a hũa torre
      they tried three wooden ladders but found them too short; and so they tied them together and leaned them against a tower
    Ata que probes non aprobes. (proverb)Untill you prove, don't approve.
    Antes que probedes, non gabedes. (proverb)Before you prove, don't praise.
    Synonym: comprobar
  3. to try

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References[edit]

  • prouar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • prou” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • probar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • probar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • probar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish probar, from Latin probāre, present active infinitive of probō.

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probar (present tense probas, past tense probis, future tense probos, imperative probez, conditional probus)

  1. (transitive) to try out, to attempt, to test
    Lu probis omno sen suceso.He/she/it tried everything without success.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin probāre, present active infinitive of probō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɾoˈbaɾ/, [pɾoˈβaɾ]

Verb[edit]

probar (first-person singular present pruebo, first-person singular preterite probé, past participle probado)

  1. to prove
    No puedes probarlo.You can’t prove it.
  2. to taste
    Prueba a ver si está bueno.Taste it to see if it’s good.
  3. to try
    Lo probó todo sin éxito.He tried everything without success.
  4. to suit
    Vivir en Madrid no le prueba.Living in Madrid doesn't suit her.
  5. (reflexive, with clothes, etc.) to see if it fits; to try on
    María se probó el vestido.Maria tried on the dress.

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  • Rule: o becomes a ue in stressed syllables.

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