regalar

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Borrowed from French régaler.

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regalar (first-person singular present regalo, past participle regalat)

  1. to give as a present, to gift

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regalar (first-person singular present regalo, past participle regalat)

  1. to drip, to trickle
    Synonym: regalimar

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From French régaler.

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regalar (first-person singular present regalo, first-person singular preterite regalei, past participle regalado)

  1. (transitive) to treat; to indulge
  2. (transitive, the eyes) to open wide one's eyes
  3. (reflexive) to treat oneself
    • 1820, Manuel Pardo de Andrade, Servís e Liberás:
      Us traballan, e non comen;
      E os outros, sin traballar,
      Regalanse como reises
      Coa suor de seus irmas;
      Some people work and don't eat;
      and others, without working,
      treat themselves as kings
      with their brothers' sweat;

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French régaler.

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regalar (first-person singular present indicative regalo, past participle regalado)

  1. (transitive) to treat (to reward with a present)
  2. (transitive) to regale (to treat or entertain)
  3. (intransitive or reflexive) to chill out (to relax or take time out)

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  • Indo-Portuguese: regalá

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  • IPA(key): /reɡaˈlaɾ/, [re.ɣ̞aˈlaɾ]

Etymology 1[edit]

Disputed but likely from French régaler (to treat, to cook well), from régal (treat), from Old French galer (to enjoy oneself), which English gala also derives from. Compare English regale.

Verb[edit]

regalar (first-person singular present regalo, first-person singular preterite regalé, past participle regalado)

  1. to give as a present, to gift
    • 2007, El sueño de Morfeo, Dentro de ti
      Vuelve a reír, regálame lo que tú tienes. Lo guardaré dentro de mí como el mayor de los tesoros.
      Smile again, give me [the gift of] what you have. I'll guard it inside me like the greatest of treasures.
  2. to regale, entertain
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regalar (first-person singular present regalo, first-person singular preterite regalé, past participle regalado)

  1. (transitive, reflexive) to melt (change from a solid to a liquid state)
    Synonym: derretir
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